Another pipeline explosion rocks Ibadan, farmlands ruined

Petroleum products pipeline fire in Ibadan16 June 2013, IBADAN – TWO weeks after a pipeline explosion in Apata Area of Ibadan, another explosion has rocked Alapata community area in Ido Local government area of Oyo State.

According to an impeccable source, the vandalised pipeline went up in flames Saturday night.

Though, there was no casualty reported, it was gathered that many farmlands were destroyed by the raging fire while streams in the area were contaminated by oil.

As at the time of filing this reports, Valve Pit was still burning with thick smoke oozing from the place.

Men of the anti-vandalism squad of the NSCDC, the Police, NNPC team and SSS were at the scene.
Ola Ajayi, Vanguard

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