Mushin gas explosion: Senate orders investigation as five persons confirmed dead


The Senate has requested a probe into the reasons for the gas blast at Ladipo Spare Parts Market, in Mushin Local Government Area of Lagos, which prompted the passing of somewhere around five people, including a 10-year-old kid.

This followed the section of a movement of earnest public significance moved by Senator Solomon Adeola, APC Senator, addressing Lagos West Senatorial District of the state, calling the consideration of the Senate to one more blast in his locale bringing about fatalities.

The Senate coordinated its panels on Petroleum Downstream and Gas to examine the blast with the end goal of forestalling future events.

The Senator, in an assertion endorsed by his Media Adviser, Chief Kayode Odunaro, noticed that there has been a repeat of comparative blasts lately in similar region in his senatorial region as occurred in 2016, 2018 (Abule-Egba), 2019 (Abule–Egba), 2020 (Ijegun) and 2020 (Ile-Epo, Oke-Odo), likewise in 2020 (Abule-Ado), focusing on that Nigerians occupant in every one of the thickly populated regions where these blasts happened now live in dread of losing properties and venture as well as their lives and those of adoration ones from these incessant hazardous discharge calamities.

The Senate noticed brief quiet to pay tribute to the blameless Nigerians that lost their lives in the hellfire and coordinated NEMA, the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, to quickly send alleviation materials to impacted casualties and offset doctor’s visit expenses of those hospitalized.

Every day POST reports that five people, including a 10-year old kid, lost their lives following the blast at a modern gas retailing outlet in Ladipo Spare Parts Market, Lagos.

Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, acting Zonal Coordinator, South-West Zonal Office, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), affirmed the advancement in an assertion in Lagos.

Farinloye said the reason for the blast, which happened on Tuesday morning at the shop situated at 33/35 Ojekunle St. Ladipo Spare Parts Market, Lagos was at this point to be discovered.