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Two dead as explosion rocks Obasanjo’s library in Abeokuta

At least two persons are feared dead as explosion rocks the Olúségun Obasanjo Presidential Library in Abeokuta on Thursday.

It was gathered that the explosion occurred around 11 am at the Marcque event centre within the Library, when a routine cleaning was being done while one of the gas cylinders in the event centre exploded.

A source revealed that some dead bodies have been taken by a rescue team that arrived at the scene shortly after the incident.

It was gathered that technicians were topping up gas into an air conditioner before it exploded.

A worker at OOPL who spoke to newsmen in animosity said two people have been confirmed dead following the incident.

“The two gates leading into OOPL were shut while the security guards at the gate are currently turning visitors back,” the worker said.

It has been reported that the State Fire Service and some officials are currently on the premises to put the situation under control.

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