LASEMA: No Oil Pipeline Fire, Vandalisation @ Aboru, Ipaja
By Benjamin Omoike
The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, has denied reports of an oil pipeline fire at Aboru in Iyana Ipaja axis of the state.
According to LASEMA, the alarm had led to the activation of the Lagos State Emergency Response Plan by the Agency, after which it was discovered that there was no fire, nor vandalisation along the said NNPC oil pipeline.
The distress call on the incident recevied at about 12:25 p.m on Thursday by the Agency, which elicited the quick response was attested to be a hoax call, which was corroborated by residents domiciled around the said pipeline alleged to have been vandalised. This much was also corroborated by NSCDC and LNSC officials.
Situation Report emanating from office of the DG/CEO LASEMA, Dr. Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu on the pipeline fire at Aboru, Iyana Ipaja, has it that, “A distress call was received about a fire outbreak at the above mentioned location.
“Upon arrival at the incident site, the Agency Response Team observed that there was neither fire nor, vandalisation along the NNPC Pipeline. Residents around the area also confirmed that there was no fire outbreak, nor vandalisation along the said pipeline.
“This was further corroborated by NSCDC and LNSC officials. Operations concluded.”