Apetrol-laden tanker on Thursday evening exploded in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, with report that the resulting inferno affected several buildings.

SaharaReporters learnt that the incident occurred at Dogo side in Apata area.

Details of the incident are still sketchy but reports indicate that many buildings in the area were affected.

“Apata is burning, the market is on fire, fire service just came here since,” a resident said.