Seven Communities In Trouble As Oil Wells Explode
Five oil wells in Ajegunle Ikorigho oil-rich community in Ondo state have exploded.
The oil field named ‘Ojumole’ located in Ikorigho land has Ojumole-Ikorigho, Isan-West and is a field, Parable field, Malu field, Ororo and Opokaba oil fields.
Naija News understands that this is coming after a fire yesterday, claiming thirteen shops at the Agbara Market, along the Lagos-Badagry Expressway in Lagos State.
Sources told ‘The Nation’ that the affected communities include Otumara, Ikorigho, Ajegunle-Ikorigho, Zion Ikorigho, Iluayo, Kendo Ayeren, and Ehinmoghan-Ikorigho.
The cause of the explosion has not been ascertained at the time of filing this report.
Meanwhile, Femi Joseph, spokesman of the Ondo state police command, told the cable that he had not received any report of the incidence.