Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has visited the scene of the fuel tanker explosion on Otedola Bridge inward Berger, Lagos-Ibadan expressway that happened on Thursday evening June 28, 2018.
Mr Ambode was at the scene hours later to assess the extent of damage the fire caused and also to condole with victims.
He said, “Very sad day. The loss of lives in an accident like today is very painful. My prayers are with everyone affected by this tragedy.”
According LASEMA, “Unfortunately 9 bodies were confirmed dead and recovered from the scene (8 adults and 1 minor) and 4 persons sustain various degrees of injuries and taken to the hospital. A total number of 54 vehicles were completely burnt as a result of the inferno”