A female adult has reportedly died, in Mile 2 area of Lagos, Friday, during a lone accident involving a tanker.

The incident occurred at about 5.30am, inward the Nigerian Army Signal Barracks.

The tanker was laden with 55,000 litres of premium motor spirit.

A spokesperson for the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Nosa Okunbor, confirmed the incident on Friday.

He noted that emergency responders are at the scene of the incident.

“LASEMA Response Team is at Mile 2, inward the Nigerian Army Signal Barracks in recovery operation of a fully-loaded Oil Tanker conveying 55,000 litres of petrol involved in a lone accident which killed a female adult,” he added.

In a related news, no fewer than nine people died in a boat mishap that occurred in Birjingo Village, Goronyo Local Government Area of Sokoto.

Immediately the accident occurred, many of the passengers were rescued and three bodies were later recovered.

On Thursday, six other bodies were recovered and search is still on to recover others.