The mother of a 15-year-old boy killed in Lagos tanker explosion weeps profusely, as reveals the victim was preparing for his WASSCE exams.
A video showing the mother of a 15-year-old boy killed in the explosion that occurred at Ajegunle Bus-Stop, around Alagbado, on the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway at about 3am on Friday, April 22, has been shared online.
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The victim identified as Oluwtobi Lawal, was asleep like other residents of the area when the inferno started. A tanker conveying 45,000 liters of petrol fell and spilled its contents while negotiating a bend to a filling station in the area where the fuel was supposed to be discharged. The fire allegedly broke out while some miscreants were scooping fuel, burning shops, and three vehicles.
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It is however not yet clear how Lawal was caught in the fire which had been put out by emergency officials. A video shared online shows the distraught mum weeping profusely over the loss of her son. He was 15-year-old; he wanted to sit for WAEC exams, she said. Watch the video below;
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