Lagos Tanker Explosion: Survivors speaks as Gov. Dankwambo, Don Jazzy, reacts

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A survivor of the Lagos tanker explosion has narrated what led to the fire accident that happened at Otedola Bridge, which resulted in the death of nine people and destruction of 54 vehicles.
The man whose identity was not disclosed, speaking to newsmen at the scene of the accident, said the tanker fell while it was trying to reverse.

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Reacting on Twitter, the Governor said, “My Sincere condolences to the family of those who lost their lives today in an unfortunate fire incidence that occurred at Otedola Bridge Lagos.

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