Five oil wells are currently on fire in Ondo State, one of Nigeria’s oil-rich states.
It was gathered that a huge fire broke out in Ajegunle Ikorigho community, on Thursday morning, and affected parts of Ojumole which is located in Ikorigho land.
The oil wells affected in the incident are said to be Isan-West field, Parable field, Malu field, Ororo and Opokaba.
The fire also spread to Otumara, Ikorigho, Ajegunle-Ikorigho, Zion Ikorigho, Iluayo, Kendo Ayeren and Ehinmoghan-Ikorigho communities.
The cause of the fire had not been ascertained as of press time.
Spokesman of the Ondo State Police Command, Femi Joseph, told reporters that he had not been briefed about the development.