Eyewitnesses say the tanker exploded after it collided with a bus at Cele Bus Stop, near Conoil filling station along Apapa-Oshodi Expressway.
Commuters are advised to take alternative routes.
The incident, according to eyewitnesses has cause heavy traffic from the Mile 2 area to Cele axis of Apapa-Oshodi Expressway
There were no reports on the casualty figure of the incident as at press time.
The Petrol tanker fully loaded with fuel exploded this evening at Cele Bus Stop along Mile 2-Oshodi. Unconfirmed reports say that the driver and two other persons died in the fire. See more photos below:
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