A major disaster was on Saturday. averted when a truck fully loaded with petrol fell on Otedola Bridge inward the Ojodu Berger area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.
Eye9ja reports that although, how the tanker fell is still not clear, the mishap happened during the afternoon hours of Saturday.
However, the Lagos State Government has assured that efforts were on to keep the area and members of the public safe.
“Earlier today, a truck fully loaded with 45,000 litres Petrol fell at the Otedola bridge. All emergency responders have been activated. Transloading of content is on-going to prevent truck from exploding”, it tweeted.
While speaking on the incident, the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr. Femi Oke-Osanyintolu confirmed that the incident occurred on Saturday morning.
He said all emergency responders were activated and that transloading of content was ongoing.