The Lagos State Government on Saturday announced “a major pipeline leakage” in the metropolis.
The affected facility is a Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) pipeline at Abule-Soba. A statement by Gbenga Omotoso, Commissioner for Information, confirmed the incident.
He explained that the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) officials were at the scene.
“The agency and other first responders remain on high alert. The NNPC has been informed of the incident”, he noted.
Omotoso advised residents in and around the area to be cautious. He said this would prevent explosions as experts handle the situation.