A loud explosion shook the Ajuwon, in Iju area of Lagos shortly before 3:30 this afternoon as thick smoke bellowed into the sky.
Ajuwon is a community between Lagos and Ogun State border.
The residents are currently in distress after a gas explosion rocked the area.
Giraffe global learnt that the accident happened at Cele Bus Stop, along Grailand, Ajuwon.
Iju is located between Agege and Ojodu Berger and is a thickly populated area in the Ikeja Local Government Area.
Eyewitness told Giraffe global that the explosion was from a gas plant located around Iju Hills and close to Grailland.
As at the time of filing this report, rescue operation has commenced.
However, a plank market and an event centre are completely burnt to ruins.