Right after the disheartening story of a pipeline leakage at Satellite Town in Lagos, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, stated it has turn off the supply and is also currently evacuating petroleum product from the line.
This development is arriving 12 days right after the March 15 pipeline explosion at Abule Ado, Lagos where about 23 individuals deceased while over 70 residences and cars have been wiped out.
In accordance with the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Mr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu,
“We received an alert Thursday evening and upon arrival, it was discovered that an NNPC pipeline along the axis at Ojukwu street, Navy Town was leaking.
“We contacted the NNPC who dispatched a repair team to the location. The agency and other first responders intend to remain on high alert until the repairs being carried out by NNPC are fully completed.”