Gas explosion rocks Iju Ishaga, Lagos (Video)
A loud explosion shook the Iju area of Lagos shortly before 3:30 this afternoon of Thursday, September 24, 2020 as thick smoke bellowed into the sky.
Iju is located between Agege and Ojodu Berger and is a thickly populated area in the Ikeja Local Government Area.
An eyewitness who called News Express said the explosion and was from a gas plant located around Iju Hills and close to Grailland.
Panic-stricken residents of Iju and surrounding communities such as Akute, Ajuwon, Ishaga, Fagba and Alagbole are asking for imemdiate intervention of the fire service and other emergency services
The spokesperson for the Lagos State Emergency Agency, Nosa Okunbor, confirmed the incident.
He noted that emergency responders have arrived at the scene of the incident.
“LASEMA Response Team is at Cele Bus Stop, Iju Ishaga. There is a gas explosion. Operation ongoing,” he added.
I beg you in the name of God please retweet for right authorities to see!!!!! This happened minutes ago!!!!!!!!!!!! Ajuwon.. Just after Iju Ishaga Lagos!! @NGRPresident @OGSGOfficial pic.twitter.com/WokAsEyYex
— Bond….. James Bond 😎 (@_nate_nathan) September 24, 2020