Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has expressed his sadness over the tragic loss of lives from the petrol tanker explosion that happened on Otedola Bridge, along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Thursday, June 28, 2018.
The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has confirmed that at least nine people were killed in the accident that saw the destruction of over 54 vehicles. 4 other people suffered from varying degrees of burns.
On his Instagram, he wrote: “Very sad day. The loss of lives in an accident like today is very painful. My prayers are with everyone affected by this tragedy.”
The governor paid a visit to the scene of the accident as emergency responders cleaned up the scene.