BREAKING: Petrol Tanker Falls, Spills Content In Ogun


    By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta

    A loaded tanker with Premium Motor Spirit popularly called petrol early Sunday morning overturned and spilled its contents on a major road in Abeokuta, Ogun State.

    The Public Relations Officer, Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps, Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, in a statement confirmed the incident and explained that it happened around 4.45am at Oju Irin, Lafenwa inbound Rounder in Abeokuta.

    He said trans-loading of the remaining content had commenced.

    Akinbiyi appealed to the general public, particularly the motoring public, domiciled or moving around the axis to remain calm and co-operative by avoiding scooping of fuel, use of handset and cooking gas so as not to spark off a fire.

    In addition, he advised the motoring public going inward Rounder axis from Lafenwa, to make use of Olomore and Oke-Ata axis respectively as alternative routes, since traffic has been diverted towards that axis presently.


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