Palpable panic has gripped residents of Arepo, Magboro and neighbouring communities in Ogun State, following a gas pipeline leakage along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.
The gas pipeline leakage, which occurred close to The Punch newspapers head office, was still on as of the time of filing this story on Wednesday morning.
It was learnt that the gas pipeline was ruptured due to the ongoing construction works on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.
Residents said a bang was earlier heard in the area at about 9:30am on Wednesday, resulting in panic among residents as many of them scampered out of their houses.
Already, emergency responders had been contacted.