Lagos Home Of Kogi Deputy Governor Collapses Following Explosion (PHOTO)

Lagos Home Of Kogi Deputy Governor Collapses Following Explosion (PHOTO)

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A building located at HFB way, Dolphin Estate in Ikoyi collapsed after an exploision was heard in the early hours of 7:15am on Saturday, April 18, 2015.

The house where the explosion happened belongs to the Kogi Deputy Governor, Mr. Yomi Awoniyi and among the 6 injured include his wife, Tokunbo Awoniyi, Daily Trust report.

The National Emergency Management Agency’s spokesman Ibrahim Farinloye says the explosion was connected to a gas leakage, adding that three persons were said to be inside the building when the incidence occured

19, HFP Way, Dolphin Estate where the gas explosion happened yesterday, Saturday, April 18, 2015
19, HFP Way, Dolphin Estate where the gas explosion happened yesterday, Saturday, April 18, 2015

Farinloye said that the three occupant of the building and a driver who was reportedly washing a vehicle outside the building have been evacuated to a St. Maria Hospital Yaba, while the anti-bomb unit of the Nigeria Police and the Police disaster management unit have commenced work to unravel the cause of the explosion.

The Anti-Bomb squad division of the Lagos State Police is still investigating on the cause of this disaster.

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