Lagos government raises alarm over leakage of pipeline in state

April 4, 2020
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The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), on Saturday warned that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation’s pipeline along the Mosan Bus Stop, Kakatin area, Ipaja, Lagos State, is leaking.

Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, LASEMA’s Director-General, gave the warning in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Lagos on Saturday.

According to him, “Immediately LASEMA received an alert from the office concerning the pipeline leakage at about 9:30am, we contacted NNPC officials.

He further stated that the agency (LASEMA) and other first respondents intended to remain on high alert until the repairs are carried out by NNPC officials.

Oke-Osanyintolu, while promising to provide update on the pipeline leakage, urged members of the public to exercise extreme caution in and around the area to prevent any form of explosion or ignition from naked flames.

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