Ogun State Government has extended its condolence to the families of those who lost their lives due to the fire incident that occurred around Ogere axis of the Lagos/Ibadan expressway.
The incident occurred in the early hours of yesterday when a fully loaded fuel tanker collided with another truck during a heavy traffic along highway.
The Deputy Governor, Engr. Noimot Salako-Oyedele who led a government delegation to the scene of the incident, commended officials of fire service and road management agencies for responding promptly to the emergency, which had helped limit the tragic loss of lives.
Engr. Salako-Oyedele implored motorist to always obey traffic rules, promising the state government would do its best to resolve the gridlock speedily.
After taking the brief on the happening from the relevant agencies managing the situation, the deputy governor thereby directed the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, Mr. Kehinde Onasanya to coordinate the agencies, towards ensuring quick evacuation of trucks to ease vehicular movement along the corridor.