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Fire Burn Cars, Shops And Destroy Properties In Ibadan

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It was a tensed moment in Moniya area of Ibadan, the Oyo state capital yesterday as fire razed several shops, cars, motorcycles, excavator including the motor park close to Akinyele Local Government Area headquarters were destroyed by the inferno which lasted for some minutes. Everbodyaround the area started scampered for safety from the flames after the tanker caught fire.

One of the eyewitnesses,said men of the Oyo State Fire Service arrived at the scene about 35 minutes after the fire started. persons died when a fuel-laden tanker went up in flames at Moniya area of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, on Friday.

The tanker conveying diesel lost control while descending the slope beside a filling station at Moniya, crushing a vehicle travelling to Ogbomoso.

There was a loud blast which was followed immediately by huge ball of fire with thick cloud of smoke. It kept touching everything on its way.

“No one could move near the fire. Everybody was scampering for safety,” the eyewitness said.

Meanwhile, the Chief Fire Officer, Oyo State, Adewuyi Moshood, said his men arrived at the scene in good time considering the distance they needed to cover to get to the spot.

The fire started when a fully laden tanker conveying diesel lost control while descending the slope beside a filling station at Moniya. There was brake failure and it crushed a vehicle going to Ogbomoso.

“One passenger, who was trapped in the vehicle got burnt. One other life was lost,” Adewuyi said.





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Onitsah on fire ... Again!

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Earlier today, there was a fire outbreak at Onitsha, from Upper Iweka going down to Ochanja, down to Amobi Market caused by an explosion from a petrol tanker.

People took to Twitter to bemoan the incompetence of the present government of the state given that hours into the inferno, nothing visible was done to put it out. 

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People Burn Beyond Recognition In Okene's Accident

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A was a  terrible date to be remembered in Okene in Kogi state yesterday as a result of a fatal accident which  claimed the lives of many.

The accident occured along Old Zango road,Okene,Kogi State, which saw many people to be  burnt beyond recognition and the number of the casualties is uncertain.

Though, the cause of the terrible accident is still  unclear. Though, some eyewitnesses said it is as a result of over speeding from one yf the drivers. 

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Ajimobi: Tinubu Visits Family In Ibadan

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The national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress and former governor of LAgos state Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu yesterday paid a condolence visit to the family of the late Oyo state governor; Sen Ajimobi.

Receiving the politician at the Ajimobi's residence is the wife of the governor; Florence Ajimobi and some family member.

It wiill be recalled that the former Oyo governor died of Covid19 two weeks ago after being on coma for days, and until his death, he was the deputy chairman of the APC. He died at the age of 70.

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