Gas Explosion Reported Near RCCG Camp on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Gas Explosion Reported Near RCCG Camp on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

  • A gas explosion has occurred near the popular Redeemed Christian Church of God camp on Lagos-Ibadan expressway
  • Earlier reports had suggested that the explosion occurred inside the camp, but residents in the area say it was outside
  • The authorities are also said to be on top of the situation to ensure the damage to properties around the area is minimal

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway - Residents of the Redemption camp inside the Redeemed Christian Church of God are reportedly in panic as an explosion has reportedly taken place in the area.

Another report, however, revealed that the explosion is from a gas plant behind redemption city.

The RCCG Camp on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway is owned by the Adeboye-led Redeemed Christian Church of God. Photo credit: @rccghq
Source: Twitter

Meanwhile, a video posted by Naija PR on Twitter claims that the explosion is in inside the religious camp.

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News Rush Twitter handle says the explosion happened outside the Redemption camp.

A resident of the area, Manuel Olayinka wrote on Twitter:

“It is NOT INSIDE Redemption camp! The fire did not affect any RCCG facility. It started in a private gas plant and has been contained by team of RCCG, Ogun state and Lagos state/Federal fire fighters.”

Media personality Deji Adesogan provides more clarification:

“It was a gas explosion from a gas plant this morning along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway, close to the camp of RCCG. Emergency response is ongoing + investigation to ascertain the cause.”

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