July 25, 2024

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Lagos:Destruction As Explosion Rocks Tejuosho Community

A gas explosion on Wednesday, May 29, rocked a market in Tejuosho axis of Lagos state.

The incident sparked a fire that gutted over 300 wooden shanties in the area which is a market.

The inferno also affected the nearby Saint Heritage Children School on Adedapo Street, off Aralile Street in Surulere.

An eyewitness appealed for urgent assistance, saying: “We need emergency response at Adedapo Street, off Aralile Street, Surulere.” As of the time of this report, there has been no reported loss of life or injuries. Efforts to get official comments from Amodu Shakiru, the director of public affairs, Lagos State Fire Service, were unsuccessful.