tanker explosion
Governor of Anambra state Willie Obiano

Barely 48 hours after fire incident occurred in Onitsha, Anambra state, another tanker has exploded along Enugu-Onitsha expressway by Bessoy filling station.

Reports say the inferno occurred around Omaba Phase 2 at the wee hours of Friday, after it fell in the middle of the road, spilling its contents along the drainages.

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Properties worth millions, including buildings, vehicles and other valuable were destroyed by the fire, according to The Nation.

Confirming the report, the state Commissioner of Police, John Abang, said the fire service officials were quick to respond, upon getting the news.

He said, “This time around the fire service responded well after they were contacted by my men.”

No casualty had been recorded at the time of publishing this report.