It was gathered that the incident which occurred about 10a.m triggered heavy vehicular visitors across the airport and its environs for a number of hours.
A dependable supply from the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) Hearth Service Division, that the catastrophe was averted by the immediate motion taken by each FAAN fireplace fighters and the Lagos State Hearth Fighters.
He mentioned: “The truck misplaced stability and spilled its content very shut to the Airport Storage which is the road leading to the airport from Ikeja.
“Fire fighters responded quickly and diluted the contents with a ” foam blanket”, to stop any fireplace outbreak.
“Also, some officers were quickly deployed to the nearby FAAN residential quarters to monitor the situation.”
Joseph Alabi, spokesperson for the Lagos Airport Police Command, who additionally confirmed the incident, counseled the roles performed by all businesses to avert the catastrophe.
Alabi mentioned following the incident, the Police from Space F Command and visitors officers embarked on rerouting autos coming and going into the airport to ease the visitors gridlock.
He mentioned autos coming from Ikeja have been directed to use the newly constructed Airport Road by way of Oshodi whereas these exiting have been diverted to the MMA1 to hyperlink up with the Agege Motor Road by way of Nationwide.
Efforts have been being made to tow the fallen truck away as on the time of submitting this report.
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