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JUST IN: Two feared dead as gas explosion rocks Obasanjo Presidential Library

No fewer than two persons were killed when gas exploded within the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) in Abeokuta, Ogun State, on Thursday morning.

According to report, the explosion occurred around 11:am at the Marcque event centre within the Presidential Library.

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 in the premises to put the situation under control.

This development is coming on the heels of similar incident that occurred at Conference Hotel, Abeokuta, owned by former Governor Gbenga Daniel, last Tuesday, which left two people dead.

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