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BREAKING: Fuel-laden tanker explodes on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

A fuel-laden tanker has exploded along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) confirmed that the incident happened in the early hours on Thursday.

It was gathered that a bus was involved in the raging fire, which occurred at Araromi town, before Sagamu interchange, Ogun State.

However, the details of the incident is still sketchy, according to the FRSC spokesperson in Ogun, Florence Okpe, saying that rescue operation is still on.

She added that the number of people involved is yet to be confirmed.

The FRSC spokesperson explained that the scene has been cordoned off, while traffic was diverted to avert a secondary clash.

She said, “Motorists are advised to make use of alternative routes to avoid unnecessary delay.

“Motorists are advised to remain calm and cooperate with traffic managers managing the situation.”

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