FALLEN FUEL TANKER AT SURULERE, POLICE DEPLOYS OFFICERS, PROVIDE ADQUATE PROTECTION.
The Surulere Divisional Police Officer, CSP Adebayo Adeoya, instantly called Fire Service, LASTMA and LASEMA officials who responded swiftly.
The police patrol teams deployed to the scene immediately cordoned off the place while providing adequate protection for the Fire fighters and others. The scene was neutralized with immediate attention given to the incident.
Concerted efforts ongoing to transload the remaining fuel and evacuate the fallen tanker. Meanwhile, the police are still maintaining their presence at the scene to protect lives and property and prevent hoodlums from scooping the fuel.
Some hours later, Fuel was successfully transloaded, fallen tanker evacuated, and road opened for traffic.