Edo Police Warn Residents Against Scooping Petrol from Fallen Tanker

Edo State Police Command on Wednesday announced an accident along Benin- Agbor Road by Ukhuaihe Hills around the River involving one Mack Truck conveying 33,000 litters of PMS with the inscriptions petrol Con Oil on it.

The accident occurred at about 200 meters after Okhuaihe River as the truck driver lost control when he was unable to ascend the hills, rolled back wards and fell while the people around turning out in their numbers and started snooping the Petroleum Products against the warnings of the Police for them to guide against fire outbreak.

The Commissioner of Police Edo State Command, CP Funsho Adegboye, on fire service, television/radio stations sensitised citizens of the danger of snooping Petroleum Products. He, however, warned patients and guardians to warn their children and wards to desist from scooping Petroleum Products at the accident scene or other places to avoid fire outbreak that may consume their lives.

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