Oil Pipeline Explosion Kills Three In Arepo

Despite repeated warnings by government that vandalization of oil pipelines is not only a criminal act with attendant effects on the economy, but also endagers human lives, such warnings have fallen on deaf ears as at least not fewer than three people may have been killed after an  NNPC pipeline was gutted by fire at Arepo, Ogun state south west Nigeria.

pipeline-fire-4-412x215The fire suspected to have been caused by activities from vandals in the area, is reportedly at the same spot where vandals operated last year August and three NNPC engineers were killed by suspected vandals  in the process of fixing the pipeline and putting out the fire.