Several vehicles went up in flames as a tanker exploded on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway today. It was gathered that the fire incident happened around 6.20 am at the Romona trailer park in the Ogere area of Ogun State.
The Ogun State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Ahmed Umar, who confirmed the incident to Punch correspondent, said the state Fire Service was attending to the fire at the moment.
He said, “The command got a report about a burning tanker around Romona trailer park Ogere. The fire is serious and as such, the number of vehicles involved cannot be ascertained yet.
“The Ogun State Fire Service was contacted and FRSC operatives are on the ground managing the traffic situation. The firefighters have arrived at the scene.”