At least 16 persons have been killed in a petrol tanker explosion on Wednesday morning in Jebba, Moro Local Government Area of Kwara State.
It was gathered that the petrol tanker was travelling through the town before it lost control and rammed into residential buildings.
About 30 houses were completely razed in the explosion.
Spokesperson of Kwara State Fire Service Hassan Adekunle has confirmed the incident.
Meanwhile, Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq in a statement by his media aide Rafiu Ajakaye said he was sad at the development.
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