Lagos closes Mowe road to traffic over tanker accident

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Lagos Government has announced the cordoning off of the road leading to Mowe from New Garage (Ojodu-Berger) in the state.

This follows an accident involving two petrol tankers at Kara inwards Ibadan on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

According to the state Commissioner, Information & Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso, in a release made available to Abeyanews, Friday, the tanker carrying diesel (AGO) has been recovered, while efforts are ongoing to remove the second one carrying petrol (PMS).

“As a result of this, the section of the road leading to Mowe from New Garage (Ojodu-Berger) has been cordoned off to prevent a secondary accident , while contra flow is in place to reduce delays.

“All Traffic Management, Security and Emergency Management Agencies are on the scene managing the incident and traffic to reduce delays and ensure safety of all,” the commissioner said.

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