Residents in the Ikotun area of Lagos are apprehensive due to pipeline leakage.
DAILY POST gathered that emergency responders rushed to the scene Friday morning.
Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu blamed the situation on vandals.
His statement said at Omoboriowo Street, Pipeline Bus Stop Igando-Ikotun Road, Igando, a large volume of PMS gushed out of the NNPC pipeline.
Oke-Osanyintolu said investigation revealed that the heavy flow was caused by bunkering in the early hours of August 27.
The DG said there was no loss of life and property. Sensitisation, public education and awareness are ongoing in the community.
“This is to avoid any form of open flame and burning in order to avoid any form of explosion or any other secondary incident.
“Responders are the scene are LASEMA, LRU Fire, Lagos State Fire Service, NSCDC, NNPC, LASTMA and LNSC”, Oke-Osanyintolu noted.
Three fire trucks are currently on ground, the statement added.