Ogun State Government says it is in shock and sad over the tragic incident of fire that gutted Ogun State Property And Investment Corporation (OPIC) Plaza, along Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way, Ikeja on Thursday.
In a statement by the Managing Director, Ogun State Property And Investment Corporation, OPIC, Mr Abiodun Fari – Arole observed that from available preliminary report, the fire was caused by a gas tanker that exploded right in front of the Plaza which resulted to the lost of several lives while some others were seriously injured and are receiving treatment.
While expressing condolences to the families of the victims, Mr Fari – Arole commended the efforts of the fire service men who responded promptly
He also appreciated the efforts of security officials who did not allow hoodlums to take advantage of the incident.
He added that government awaits the report of the investigation into the incident before taking necessary steps.