By Mashe Umaru Gwamna
A tanker fully loaded with about 45,000 litres of PMS exploded immediately after crashing at Banire/Ejigbadero Busstop, in Egbeda, Lagos yesterday .
The incident which occurred at about 20 minutes past midnight involved a tanker which reportedly loaded at Abuke Ado, in Lagos.
According to a statement by Manzo Ezekiel, Head Media and Public Relations
NEMA, said the tanker with no registration number is still half filled with PMS and stranded across the major highway. No live was lost or property destroyed.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has reacted immediately to the distress alert and quickly responded
The statement emphasized that efforts are on to decan and transload the volatile content to another tanker before road can be reopened for traffic.
Meanwhile at the scene of the incident,the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) Response Unit, Police DMU and the Gowon Estate Police Division are there giving response.
The Police Disaster Management Unit and Gowon Estate Police Station have apprehended the driver of the truck.