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Breaking News: Burst NNPC Gas Pipeline On Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Causes Girdlock

Gas Explosion at Punch Magboro

A burst NNPC Gas Pipeline has forced a girdlock in Lagos–Ibadan Expressway, according to our souce.

We gathered that the gas pipeline explosion is currently taking place at Punch Place in Magboro.

In a broadcast by Florence Okpe, the Public Education Officer of the Ogun State Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), the pipeline got bursted while the workers of a construction company, Julius Berger, “were escavating a surface for worksite”.

According to Florence, “Motorists are advised not to panic as professionals are being contacted to take care of the situation.”

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“For people who have a time-bound activities may explore alternative routes and for those who can postpone their trips, let us endeavor to do so while the situation gets controlled”, She added.

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