2 feared dead as gas explosion rocks Obasanjo Presidential Library




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Gas rocked the sprawling Presidential Library (OOPL), Abeokuta, Ogun State, with persons feared and tens of others panic-stricken.

This is coming about 48 hours after a similar gas occurred in former governor Gbenga Daniel’s Conference Hotel, Abeokuta, located opposite OOPL and leaving persons, including 300Level of Tai Solarin University of , Olamide Bakare .

The Nation learnt that the in OOPL occurred around 11am at the Macque event centre within the Presidential Library.


One of the gas cylinders kept in the event centre exploded, throwing the staff into shock and pandemonium.

Unauthorized person said he witnessed the incident, said rescuers dashed to the scene shortly after the explosion and evacuated both the and the living.

The gates leading to the OOPL facility were seen lock and key and official source to confirm or disprove the explosion despite attempts to get such reaction.

However, sources close to the OOPL say the will issue a statement soon.

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