Gas plant catches fire near rocks RCCG camp

File photo of a fire outbreak
File photo of a fire outbreak

A gas explosion has been reported at a glass plan located close to the Redemption Camp of the Redeemed Christian Church of God in Ogun State.

The spokesperson for the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Nosa Okunbor, confirmed the incident on Monday.

He said, “We are already on our way and the location of the explosion that we got was Redeemed Camp, Mowe Bus Stop.”

The explosion which occurred around10:30am in the Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of the state was said to have caused panic among residents and workers at various institutions within the area.

According to a resident identified simply as Bola, residents were forced to scamper for safety due to fear caused by the explosion.

Bola told The PUNCH, “We were indoors when we suddenly heard the explosion, and everybody ran out to know what was going on. As I speak to you, the location of the explosion is burning.”

As of the time of filing this report, there are no reports of causalities at the scene of the incident.

Watch a video of the explosion below:

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