29 years old tank installer dies from petrol tank in Kwara.

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A 29 years old tank installer/maintainer Ahmed has been recovered dead from petrol tank at a popular filling station in Ilorin, Kwara state capital

According to the spokesperson for the state fire service, Hassan Adekunle, “the terrible incident occurredn last night at about 19:25hrs, No. 157 Bovas Filling Station opposite Adisco Ajase-Ipo Road, Ilorin.

“The victim man actually came from Ibadan with his boss for the job. While they were performing the maintenance work inside the petrol tank at the filling station, he suddenly got suffocated and eventually died in the tank.

“However, firemen were able to evacuate the body from the tank and handed over to his boss Mr Abdulbasit Oladimeji.

Report says, the casualty was too careless for his life without putting on the necessary safety gear before he engaged on the work.” he said

The Director, Kwara State Fire Service, Prince Falade John Olumuyiwa urged the general public to be more safety conscious, particularly the workers to always endeavor to be using safety equipment at all time.

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