As many as five oil wells have caught fire after an explosion at an oilfield in a community in Ondo state.
A huge explosion has occurred in Ajegunle Ikorigho oil- rich community in Ondo state claiming five oil wells, The Nation reports.
The oil field named ‘Ojumole’ located in Ikorigho land has Ojumole-Ikorigho, Isan-West and Is an field,Parable field,Malu field, Ororo and Opokaba oil fields.
Sources told ‘The Nation’ that the affected communities include Otumara, Ikorigho, Ajegunle-Ikorigho, Zion Ikorigho, Iluayo, Kendo Ayeren and Ehinmoghan-Ikorigho.
The cause of the explosion has not been ascertained at press time.