Residents of Ibasa/Ijegun Elba community in Lagos have threatened to set ablaze petroleum depots otherwise known as tank farms operating within the community over pollution of their water.
The residents, under the aegis of Ibasa/Ijegun Concerned Youth Movement, issued the threat while speaking with reporters.
They said they several complaints made to the tank farm operators and government agencies on the pollution of the source of their drinking water and environmental degradation have been largely ignored.
SHIPS & PORTS DAILY reports that there are about 20 tank farms operating in the community.
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