Fire has set ablaze a gas plant near Redemption Camp at Mowe bus stop in Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State.
the explosion caused panic in the area as residents and workers of various establishments in the area frantically ran for safety.
A resident, who gave her name only as Bola, said the fire started around 10.30am, adding that the plant exploded near the camp and the police station there.
“We were inside the house when we suddenly heard the explosion and everyone ran out to see what was happening. As I speak to you, the scene of the explosion is on fire,” Bola said.
The spokesman of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Nosa Okunbor, confirmed the incident to our correspondent.
He said, “We are already on our way and the place where the explosion took place is Redeemed Camp, Mowe Bus Stop.”