NAIJA STORIES 6: Nigerian Man Drives Burning Fuel Tanker To Safety

On Friday 10 June 2022, a major fire disaster was averted at Agbarho along the East-West Road, Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State when Mr Ejiro Otarigho drove a burning petrol tanker to safety.

Lower right: Map of Nigeria showing Delta State.
Upper section: Location Agbarho in Ughelli North LGA.

He eventually drove the burning tanker almost 500 metres, then jumped out before it completely went up in flames. The driver’s action saved many lives as well as cars and houses that would have been burnt.

Mr Ejiro Otarigho

Naijaphilia salutes Mr Otarigho’s courage!


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