According to reports, a petrol tanker was engulfed in fire on the Eko bridge on Sunday at about 6am.
However, the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) in a report endorsed by Nosa Okunbor, Head, Public Affairs said :
“Upon arrival at the scene of the incident, it was discovered that a tanker with an unknown registration number loaded with AGO was on fire as a result of an electrical fault from its engine, thereby obstructing vehicular movement along the road.
“However, no loss of life nor injury sustained at the scene of the incident. LRT, LASG fire service, LASTMA, and Police are responders at the scene, working together to put out the fire and evacuate the tanker off the road in order to restore normalcy along the axis and prevent any secondary incident.
“The tanker has been recovered off the road. secondary incident averted and road set free for vehicular activities.”