A massive explosion has hit Abule Ado, a community in Amuwo Odofin Local Government area in Festac, Lagos State.
The loud bang was heard at about few minutes after 9:00a.m on Sunday, March 15, 2020.
While the cause of the explosion is still unknown, a resident of Festac, which borders Abule Ado, said many people were injured; adding that “It is likely a pipeline has exploded.”
Houses, including Churches and other buildings, have suffered different degrees of damage, while houses closer to the site of the explosion suffered more damage.
A source told The Guardian that aftershocks of the explosion was felt in Okota, about 16 kilometres away.