A tanker conveying Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, also called petrol has crashed and spilling its content around Ishaga to giwa busstop abule ekun village ijoko-Akute road, Ogun State.
The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, is appealing to residents to avoid cooking or use of naked fire around the area.
Also, motorcyclists and tricycle riders must avoid going to the community till operations are concluded
Coordinator of NEMA in Lagos, Ibrahim Farinloye advised people not to start scooping the fuel to avoid explosion.
He told Oriental News Nigeria that residents have been evacuated.and content blanketed already to reduce its efficacy to explode.
He said, “Until the transloading of the content from the crashed tanker to another is concluded before the environment can be declared safe.
Ogun Fire Service is on ground already, he said.