Gas explosion kills 1, another seriously injured at Obasanjo Library

A gas explosion at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library has led to the death of a technician and the serious injury of another.

Gas explosion kills 1, another seriously injured at Obasanjo Library. [Twitter/@insightlinkstv]

Ortese said that the incident occurred at 11.00a.m. and the injured technician was immediately taken to the hospital for treatment while the corpse was deposited at the morgue.

The official said that the emergency team of the library with support from the state fire service had contained the fire arising from the explosion.

He said that visitors into the complex were temporarily limited to contain any fallouts from the explosion while the fire service put out the fire.

Ortese said that normalcy has, however ,been restored after the area was cleared by the fire service.

He noted that this was the second incident of an explosion in Abeokuta in the last one week arising from has air condition unit and appealed to the authorities to investigate the causes.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that a similar incident occurred at the hotel of former Governor Gbenga Daniel’s hotel in Abeokuta barely a week ago.

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Unblock notifications in browser settings.

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: eyewitness@pulse.ng

Recommended articles

Bandits open fire on President Buhari's convoy in Katsina

Bandits open fire on President Buhari's convoy in Katsina

Farah Dagogo: I have forgiven all transgressions, moved on

Farah Dagogo: I have forgiven all transgressions, moved on

Shina Peller secures Accord Party ticket for Oyo North senatorial district

Shina Peller secures Accord Party ticket for Oyo North senatorial district

Kwankwaso’s comment misconstrued, he did not insult south-east - NNPP

Kwankwaso’s comment misconstrued, he did not insult south-east - NNPP

2023: Why the Obidient movement is a useless one – Asari Dokubo

2023: Why the Obidient movement is a useless one – Asari Dokubo

Terrorists did not enter church in Onitsha, Anambra – Police

Terrorists did not enter church in Onitsha, Anambra – Police

Mixed reactions as Femi Otedola endorses Tinubu

Mixed reactions as Femi Otedola endorses Tinubu

V-C urges FG to take steps to end ASUU strike

V-C urges FG to take steps to end ASUU strike

NYSC D-G warns youth corps members against local politics

NYSC D-G warns youth corps members against local politics