No gas leakage in our depot – Rainoil

Rainoil Ltd has assured residents of Ijegun-Egba Community in Lagos State, where its Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) depot is located, of safety.

company gave assurance in a statement posted on its website on Thursday and obtained by Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos.

company also said that was gas leakage in its facility.

statement noted that speculation of a leak in gas depot was unfounded.

“Rainoil today carried out a routine fire safety drill to ensure the preparedness of staff in the event of an .

“A representative from the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) was on ground to witness the entire process.

“This routine fire drill was apparently mistaken to be a result of gas leak in the facility,” it said.

The statement called on the community and other stakeholders to dispel the gas leakage rumour as the depot had since resumed operations following the fire safety drill.

“We will continue to ensure that all safety measures are in place in all our operations.

“We are safety conscious and remain committed to the safety of our community and the environment,” the statement said. (NAN)