The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has commiserated with families of the victims of a fuel tanker fire incident at Obalende area of Lagos.
A fuel truck belonging to NPPC’s petroleum products retail affiliate, NNPC Retail Limited, was involved in the road accident while conveying petrol from the Satellite depot to the NNPC Mega Station in Ikoyi, Lagos
The mishap, which occurred around 5pm on Friday, led to the inferno which consumed the petrol -laden truck in front of a hospital and gas station.
According to a statement by the corporation’s spokesperson Kennie Obateru, all the injured people had been rushed to the hospital while further investigation was on to determine the cause of the accident.
The corporation expressed appreciation to the good spirited people of Lagos around the scene of the incident and fire service personnel who brought the fire under control.