Two tankers reportedly collided and exploded, leaving at least six persons dead and several others injured at Lapai-Agaie-Bida Road in Niger State.
Many vehicles were also said to have burnt in the incident that happened on Tuesday.
Mary Noel-Berje, Chief Press Secretary to the State Governor, Abubakar Bello, confirmed the incident on Twitter.
She said the Governor has expressed his sympathy to the victims and family members of those affected in the tanker explosion.
See photos of the incident below:
#NigerState Governor #AbubakarSaniBello has expressed his sympathy to the victims and family members of those affected in a tanker explosion that occurred on the Lapai-Agaie-Bida Road in the early hours of today leading to loss of lives, many others injured and vehicles burnt. pic.twitter.com/h2FwsPtYxv
— Mary Noel Berje (@MaryNoelBerje) October 20, 2020