Abule Egba: There’ll Be Serious Consequences For Pipeline Vandals, Lagos Governor, Sanwo-Olu, Says After Fire Outbreak in Lagos
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has reacted to the explosion of a Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) pipeline at the Ile Epo axis (near Abule Egba), Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos State.
The fire, which started after vandals breached a pipeline to steal petrol in the area, left three persons dead while destroying seven houses including an hotel.
The governor also promised to foster stronger synergy with communities in such volatile corridors
The statement read: “My thoughts and prayers are with the families and businesses affected in the unfortunate incident at Abule Egba.
” We are thankful for the brave members of LASEMA & our fire service that swung into action working all night to reduce the impact. Pipeline Vandals will be shown no mercy.
“We must work together to ensure man-made incidents like Abule Egba are avoided. Security and information gathering along volatile corridors will increase and a stronger synergy with communities must happen. We all have a role to play.”