Explosion Rocks Kogi Deputy Gov’s House in Lagos, injures Wife & three others

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The Lagos residence of the Kogi State Deputy Governor. Mr. Yomi Awoniyi, was on Saturday rocked by a cooking gas explosion, his media aide Mike Abu has confirmed.
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The explosion, caused by a leaking gas cylinder, occurred around 7.15am at 19B Dolphin Estate, Ikoyi, HFB Way, Lagos.

Three occupants in the house, including Mrs. Awoniyi were said to have been trapped, while the driver who was outside washing cars was reportedly injured from the explosion.

SavidNew learnt that the four victims were later taken to St. Maria hospital, Yaba hospital immediately they were rescued.

Following what is believed to be an explosion in a Dolphin Estate building in Ikoyi, Lagos state, four people have been reported injured, including the wife of the Kogi state deputy governor.
Mrs. Tokunbo Awoniyi, wife of Mr. Yomi Awoniyi, sustained injuries after the building collapsed.

Police anti-bomb squad and NEMA were said to have arrived promptly.

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