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Lagos explosion: ADP calls for investigation amid conflicting reports

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The Action Democratic Party (ADP), on Monday in Lagos called for thorough investigation of pipeline explosion in Abule Ado, Amuwo-Odofin Local Government Area of Lagos State.
The express concern over the loud explosion that shocked Lagos State and it’s environs on Sunday morning, resulting to loss of several lives as reported in the various news and damaging of several properties worth several millions of Naira.
The party said, the event was a National tragedy that could have been avoided.
In a statement issued by the National Publicity Secretary of the party, Prince Adelaja Adeoye which was made available to CAPITAL POST on Monday, the party commiserated with victims of the fire tragedy.
“The residents of Lagos, woke up to a loud explosion, that was heard in most parts of the State, on Sunday morning.
“While some people were saying that it was pipeline explosion, others have expressed contrary opinion.
“It is important that a thorough investigation is carried out, as National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), said that the disaster was not due to pipeline explosion in their earlier report, even though, NNPC gave a contrary report to what happened.
“The level of damage done by the loud explosion, makes it very difficult to accept or reject what the cause could have been, but an extensive investigation should be carried out by the Lagos State government and the Federal government to clear the air over this matter.”
The party condemned the incessant fire incidences across the country while government to rise to the occasion.
The party said it deeply sympathize with all victims, especially the residents of Abule-Ado, students of Bethlehem girls and St Joseph School, Abule Ado, who are currently at the Nigerian Navy Reference Hospital, Navy Town receiving medical care. 
ADP called on Nigerians to support the victims and the family of those who lost their lives as a result of the explosion.

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