BREAKING: Lagos gas tanker accident kills one

Lagos State

Sanusi Moriff, a 28-year old man has lost his life in a gas tanker accident that happened in Lagos State.


The Lagos State Emergency Agency disclosed this stating that the incident occured at the Fadeyo area of Lagos State.


On Monday in a series of tweets, the agency reported that the corpse of the deceased had been handed over to members of his family.


LASEMA stated, “Upon the arrival of the Cobra Squad at the scene of the accident which involved an empty tanker, Quantum oil with registration number KTU-344XY and a loaded gas tanker with registration number JJJ-258XW, it was observed that an adult male was trapped today, Sunday, 26th October, 2020 at Fadeyi Bus-stop.

“Unfortunately, the trapped victim, Sanusi Moruff who is 28yrs old lost his life. With the combined efforts of the Eagle Squad, LASAMBUS, LNSC, NSCDC and Lagos State Fire Service, he was extricated and bagged before handing over to his family members who were at the scene of the incident.


“However, the Agency’s heavy duty equipment Super Metro had recovered the empty tanker while the loaded gas tanker was recovered off the road with the aid of the Agency’s heavy duty equipment, Crane and placed on a layby while the entire scene was blanketed by the men of Lagos State Fire Service.

“Thereafter, the road was restored for vehicular activities.”