One person was on Sunday killed in a gas explosion at Golden Estate in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State.
Spokesperson for the police in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the incident in a statement.
Oyeyemi explained that security operatives had been drafted to the scene.
“One person died and his corpse has been taken to the state general hospital morgue in Ijebu-Ode.
“No one sustained injury. The explosion affected one person who died immediately while others scampered for safety,” he said.