25 days after the horror recorded on
Otedola Bridge in Nigeria’s commercial
capital, Lagos on June 28, 2017, more
revelations are being made by state
The identity of the owner of the tanker which
caused the mayhem has been revealed as Hassan
The tanker was not registered in Lagos. It’s
registration documents have been traced to
Nasarawa state – NSR 88 YK.
His designation and name of his organization were
not announced by state authorities.
The Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of
Transportation in Lagos, Taiwo Salaam confirmed
this during a meeting with owners of vehicles that
were lost to the inferno.
Salaam also confirmed that 55 vehicles were
burnt. 39 of these cars were registered in Lagos.
Details show 42 SUVs; 7 buses, 3 trucks; 2 pick
up vans and 1 motorcycle were lost as the fire
spread from the tanker.
Salaam also confirmed that Mr. Maiwaka has been
cooperating with state authorities since the sad