*Condoles With Families Of Tanker Explosion In Lagos
Senator Gbenga Ashafa , who represents Lagos East on the platform of All Progressives Congress, has called in the members of the State House of Assembly to critically probe the reoccurrence of the fuel tanker explosion in the state.
Ashafa, who condoles with families of the tanker explosion that killed nine and burnt 54 Vehicles in Otedola bridge along Lagos-Ibadan expressway, pointed out that the sight of the incident was unbearable and that decisive action must be taking to checkmate some tanker drivers mental level of stability on the highway.
He believed such move would reduce the rate of tanker explosion in Lagos.
“On my part as the Senator representing Lagos East , as far back as 2015, the very first motion I sponsored on the floor of the Eighth National Assembly was on the issue of ‘Fuel Tanker Tragedies on Nigeria ’s Highways ’ , which led the upper chamber to call on the Federal Government and NNPC to take all measures to prevent future occurrences.”
By Augustine Akhilomen