Ajeromi gas explosion: Lagos Government Confims 11 dead, 22 others in hospital.

The Lagos State Government has confirmed 11 people dead in the gas explosion that rocked Ajeromi Ifelodun Local Government Area of the State lately.


Abayomi checking on one the patients


The government said 22 others are still being treated at the hospital, as it took over all medical expenses of the patients.
During a visit to victims at the Burns and Trauma Unit, Gbagada General Hospital, Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, extended heartfelt sympathy to the victims’ families and assured them of top-tier healthcare services at no cost.

Abayomi  revealed that out of the 33 casualties, 11 fatalities occurred due to extensive third-degree burns, which severely impacted vital organs.

“We are deeply invested in the welfare and recovery of the victims. The government is fully covering the treatment costs for these patients,” he said.

He further emphasized the government’s commitment to preventing future occurrences of such tragedies and ensuring the continuous provision of quality healthcare services to all residents.

“In the aftermath of the devastating incident, the state government has reiterated its unwavering commitment to providing unrelenting support to the victims and their families.

“The government has pledged to leave no stone unturned in ensuring that the affected individuals receive the necessary assistance to help them recover from the trauma,” he said.

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