Dr. Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, says the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) pipeline along the axis at Mosan Bus Stop, Kakatin area, Ipaja, Lagos State is leaking.
Oke-Osanyintolu made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos on Saturday.
According to him, immediately we received an alert from our office concerning the pipeline leakage at about 9:30am, we contacted NNPC officials.
He said the agency (LASEMA) and other first respondents intended to remain on high alert until the repairs are carried out by NNPC officials.
Oke-Osanyintolu urged members of the public to exercise extreme caution in and around the area to prevent any form of explosion or ignition from naked flame or other activity.
He promised to continue to provide update on the pipeline leakage.