A gas tanker exploded on Thursday in the Ifako-Ijaiye area of Lagos with at least 50 persons sustaining burn injuries.
An eyewitness said the explosion was from a gas plant located in the area.
It was gathered that several houses were shaken by the explosion which left many people injured.
Head of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, confirmed the incident
He said efforts were being made to put out the resulting fire from the explosion.
“The agency has activated its response plan to the fire incident at Cele Bustop, Ifako-Ijaiye LGA, and will provide further updates. Lagosians are urged to kindly exercise calm,” he said.