Two killed as gas explosion rocks Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library


A gas explosion inside the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) in Abeokuta, Ogun State, has left at least two persons dead.

It was gathered that the explosion occurred around 11:23 am at the Marque event centre within the premises of the library, on Thursday.

According to witnesses, the explosion was triggered when technicians were topping up gas into the Air Conditioner at the event centre.

This explosion is the fourth recorded in the last week in the city of Abeokuta.

No fewer than six persons, including an infant died in three different gas explosions in Abeokuta from those incidents.

It would be recalled that an explosion also hit the Conference Hotel in Abeokuta owned by a former Governor, Gbenga Daniel, killing two and injuring three others.

The two occurrences of gas explosion last week claimed the lives of an infant and three others.

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