On arrival of the Tiger officials at scene of the incident, it was discovered that a gas Tanker was engulfed by fire. Information gathered revealed that the fire started as a result of an explosion while the gas tanker was moving inward Ikeja.
The fire spread to Opic plaza and affected the building and vechiles parked at the car park effort to put out the fire is ongoing. All the First responders are on the ground.
UPDATE: 13 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN CONFIRMED DEAD
13 persons were discovered dead by rescue operatives at the Ogun State Opic Plaza / Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way Ikeja where a tanker carrying gas exploded early today. There are still ongoing rescue efforts by the staff of LASEMA, the fire department, the police, and other agencies at the scene. Meanwhile, in order to advert traffic congestion, members of the public are encouraged to take alternative routes as much as possible.