Kogi: Another tanker laden with petroleum product falls at felele
805740 by Horlamidey 2 months ago / 183

Another tanker laden with Petroleum product has fallen on the Okene-Lokoja-Abuja road of Kogi state.

The accident which cause is yet to be ascertained, happened on Wednesday afternoon on the Felele axis of the road, not far from where a similar one happened two weeks ago.

Kogi State commissioner for Information and Communications, Kingsley Fanwo in a statement issued on Wednesday in Lokoja says, the State Government has put in place, all necessary safety measures and has since deployed men of the Fire Service and other security personnel to the scene of the accident to avert human casualties.

The statement warned members of the public, especially those within the scene to take precautionary measures by totally avoiding any attempt to scoop the PMS from the fallen tanker.

Fanwo added that, any attempt to scoop fuel from the tanker could result to dangerous act which may plunged the state into
another tragedy.

He further stressed that anyone found to be engaging in activities capable of endangering the lives of the people around the accident scene will be made to face the full wrath of the law.

Residents of the area are by the statement, advised to go about their normal businesses with caution as Government is in full charge of the situation.

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