As many as five persons have been confirmed dead in Wednesday’s tanker explosion, according to NaijaOnPoint.
The Ogun State command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) confirmed this in an update on Wednesday morning.
Spokesperson of the FRSC in Ogun, Florence Okpe, said, “A total of five persons were burnt beyond recognition.
“They were recovered from one of the crashed trucks and have been deposited at FOS Morgue Ipara.”
NaijaOnPoint earlier reported that the tanker had exploded in the early hours of Wednesday, burning at least five other vehicles on the road.
It was gathered that rescue operations are still ongoing.
Russia Promises To Support Nigeria Combat Terrorism
President Putin disclosed this when he received the Nigerian Ambassador to Russia, Professor Abdullahi Y. Shehu, who presented his Letter of Credence to him at the Grand Kremlin Palace.
On specific areas of bilateral cooperation with Nigeria, President Putin assured of “very promising expansion on substantive dialogue on topical issues related to maintaining stability in the world hydrocarbon markets, combating terrorism and countering religious extremism.”
He said his country was open to mutually beneficial partnership with all countries without exception but based on equality and respect for each other’s interests, while observing the principle of non-interference in the internal affairs of each other.
Putin declared that Russia was ready for multifaceted interfaces for mutual interests with the countries that their new envoys had come to represent in Russia.
Kidnappers’ Den Discovered Behind A Police Checkpoint Along Auchi-Abuja Highway
The discovery was made on Thursday December 2. Prior to this, it was believed a mad man lived in the building.
Items recovered from the building include gun bullets, tear-gas canisters and water.
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