Abule Ado: Another Corpse Recovered, Two Missing




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According to a report by Punch Metro, another corpse has been recovered by emergency responders combing the scene of the explosion in Abule-Ado, Amuwo-Odofin Local Government Area of State.

The toll recorded from the explosion now stands at 21 after the recovery.

The PUNCH had reported that some of the of the explosion were still missing as their family were seen at the scene of the tragedy lamenting their whereabouts.

The Director-General, State Emergency Management Agency, Dr Oluwafemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said the corpse was recovered Thursday, adding that the explosion displaced 468 persons from their homes.

He said, “The teams continue to carry out recovery and salvage operations at the incident site. An additional body was retrieved today bringing the total of fatalities to 21.

“468 people were displaced from their homes and 100 of them are now in a relief camp. Two missing. Our help desk remains manned and our personnel are available to manage enquiries and arrange transfer to the LASEMA relief camp for those who have need of shelter and food.

“We appeal for calm and urge of the public to keep away from the scene.

“We will continue to provide updates.”