Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Thursday night visited the scene of the tanker explosion which occurred on Otedola Bridge inward Ojodu Berger along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.
The governor described the incident as ‘sad and unfortunate’ in an address to newsmen after going through the wreckage in the company of his aides and some rescue officials, Punch writes.
After being briefed by Commissioner for Special Duties and Intergovernmental Relations, Mr. Seye Oladejo, Ambode commiserated with the families of the victims and those who lost their properties to the incident.
The explosion, which occurred around dusk, left over 50 vehicles burnt and nine people dead.
Here are some images from the governor’s visit.