NEMA: Massive Pipeline Discharge Reported In Ikeja, Lagos


Gas pipeline discharge in Ikeja area of Lagos State, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has warned residents against igniting open fire. reports that this was made known on Wednesday by the NEMA Acting Coordinator, Lagos State Territory, Ibrahim Farinloye.

He stated that residents around Computer Village /Underbridge, Awolowo Way and Oba Akran axis, Anifowoshe street and Medical Road should avoid contacts with naked fire.

He said the agency received distress alerts about the incident some minutes ago.

Farinloye advised residents to take safety precautions to prevent any form of disaster.

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The NEMA acting coordinator disclosed that emergency responders are working to prevent the unforseen.

He said, ”Residents around Computer Village /Underbridge Awolowo Way and Oba Akran axis, Anifowose Street, Medical Road must not open shops or use open naked fire for safety reasons.

“Distress alerts just received indicate massive leakage of gas pipeline around these areas.

“Let us take utmost safety precautions.”

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