Situation Report on Pipeline Vandalism at Omoboriowo Street, Pipeline Bus Stop Igando-Ikotun Road, Igando
Upon arrival at the incident scene, it was observed a very large volume of PMS was gushing out of the NNPC pipeline at the aforementioned location. Further investigation revealed that the heavy flow of PMS was caused by suspected pipeline vandalism and bunkering in the early hours of today Friday 27th August, 2021.
PMS is flowing heavily in the drainage channels connecting Omoboriowo Street, Old Garage Ikotun Junction, New Garage Ikotun Junction, Ikotun Market and Igando/Ikotun LCDA.
Presently, there is no loss of life and property, serious sensitization, public education and awareness is ongoing in the entire community to avoid any form of open flame and burning in order to avoid any form of explosion or any other secondary incident as the entire area has become highly vulnerable.
Responders at the incident scene are LASEMA, LRU Fire, Lagos State Fire Service, N POLICE FORCE
NSCDC, NNPC, LASTMA, LNSC.
Three fire trucks are currently on ground, while the NNPC Maintenance team is working to stop the flow in order to commence repairs.
Updates to follow.
This released was signed by the Director General / Chief Executive Officer, Dr Olufemi Damilola Oke Osanyintolu