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One of the survivors of the oil tanker explosion which occurred in Abeokuta on Tuesday and currently receiving treatment at the Federal Medical Centre ,Idi Aba, Abeokuta is dead.
PLATFORM TIMES had earlier reported that three persons had died with several others injured on Tuesday when a petrol tanker exploded around GTB bank, Presidential Boulevards in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.
PLATFORM TIMES gathered that the survivors were taken to the Federal Medical Centre, Idi Aba and the State Hospital in Ijaye both in the State capital.
PLATFORM TIMES gathered that the 42 years old deceased male presented with 96% flame burn injury.
The Medical institution spokesperson, Segun Orisajo in a statement said ” On admission, the deceased along with the two other patients were commenced on intravenous fluid resuscitation in accordance with the established protocols for the management of burns”.
Orisajo said “Following the observed difficulty in passing urine, he was scheduled for dialysis but he died in the early hours of this morning before dialysis could be carried out on him”.
According to Orisajo, “The FMCA Medical Director, Prof Adewale Musa-Olomu regrets the loss of the patient and sympathizes with his family over the unfortunate development”.
“He described the 96% flame injury presented by the deceased as “very critical”.
“Prof Musa-Olomu while checking on the two other patients said they were in stable condition and responding to treatment”,Orisajo added”.