AN explosion has occurred in the Right of Way housing two gas transmission system pipelines, one of which belongs to the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Limited in Rumuji, Rivers State. The cause of the explosion is yet to be determined.
Kudo Eresia-Eke, general manager, External Relations Division of NLNG, in a statement, said emergency response procedures have been activated and the relevant authorities notified.
“Communities closest to the area of the incident have been advised not to approach the site in the interest of safety. Other measures and engagements have also been initiated to ensure that the situation does not escalate. In the meantime, investigation into the incident is ongoing,” the statement said.
Feb 22, 2017 @ 11:01 GMT