LASEMA Response Team, Cobra Squad, recovered a dead artisan in a just concluded operation, as a result of a Gas explosion that occurred at Alafia Bus-stop beside Atlas, in Orile Iganmu axis this afternoon, Monday 3rd August, 2020.
According to report of investigations and eye witness accounts, the explosion was attributed to a leak in the supply of gas used in welding a truck flatbed with unknown registration number leading to the death of the artisan utilizing the welding equipment while working.
Ajibola Olaoye, 35 year old male, lost his life at the scene of the incident, while four other adult males sustained various degrees of injuries and were quickly taken to a nearby hospital.
The LASEMA Response Team, LRT, the Nigeria Police, Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corps,LNSC and LASG Fire service were responders at the scene as the entire area was cordoned off to prevent any secondary incident.
The dead victim (Ajibola Olaoye), was bagged by the LRT and handed over to his family in the presence of Officers of the Nigerian Police Force from Amukoko Division.