Abule Egba Explosion: We Won’t Show Pipeline Vandals Mercy – Sanwo-Olu
Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor of Lagos State, has reacted to the pipeline explosion that occurred in Ile-Epo area of Abule Egba in which three people were killed and properties destroyed.
The governor, on his twitter handle on Monday, said his thoughts and prayers are with the families and businesses affected by the pipeline fire.
A massive explosion shattered the peace of the area around 7:45pm on Sunday with thick smokes and balls of fire bellowing the atmosphere.
Residents fled their homes to take shelter in safer places while thousands of onlookers were seen close to the scenes taking pictures.
He wrote: “My thoughts and prayers are with the families & businesses affected in the unfortunate incident at Abule Egba. We are thankful for the brave members of LASEMA & our fire service that swung into action working all night to reduce the impact. Pipeline Vandals will be shown no mercy
“We must work together to ensure man-made incidents like Abule Egba are avoided. Security and information gathering along volatile corridors will increase and a stronger synergy with communities must happen. We all have a role to play.”