Nigeria: 5 die, trucks, vehicles demolished in Delta petroleum big hauler fire
By Ahmad Hadizat Omayoza, Mamos Nigeria
Five people kicked the bucket in the early long stretches of yesterday in a fiery blaze when a petroleum big hauler fell on the Ologbo end of the Sapele-Benin express street.
Delta State Police Public Relations, Mr. Splendid Edafe, affirmed the passings, saying two big haulers, five trailers were among vehicles flattened.
He said: ” In the fire episode that happened, we recorded five passings, eight transports, two big haulers, five trailers, two vehicles and one cruiser were singed totally.”
An eyewitness nearby, who distinguished himself as Moses let the Vanguard know that a few people hurried to the big hauler, when it tumbled to scoop petroleum, adding that fire unexpectedly emitted consuming no less that five people to death.
He pinned the regrettable condition of the street on why the big hauler fell.
The Ologbo piece of the Sapele-Benin street has been a bad dream for voyagers since the downpour set in this year as they were much of the time caught there for quite a long time and once in a while for an entire day in view of the unfortunate condition of the street.
A few requests had been made to the Central Government to earnestly fix the terrible part to end the yearly injury for explorers during the blustery season.
Oborevwori grieves casualties, faults occurrence on the awful territory of FG streets
In the interim, Lead representative Sheriff Oborevwori of Delta State, yesterday, communicated bitterness at the big hauler blast, which killed a few people at Koko intersection, on the Warri-Benin turnpike, putting the occurrence on the unfortunate condition of government streets.
The lead representative, in a proclamation by his Main Press Secretary, Festus Ahon, sympathized with the groups of the departed casualties of the occurrence, approaching the Central Government to speed up activity in reproducing bombed bits of the street.