No fewer than Five oil wells are currently on fire in Ondo State.


It was gathered that fire broke out on Thursday morning in Ajegunle-Ikorigho community and spread to 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 inferno was also reported to have affected Otumara, Ikorigho, Ajegunle-Ikorigho, Zion Ikorigho, Iluayo, Kendo Ayeren and Ehinmoghan-Ikorigho communities.

The cause of the fire had not been ascertained as at press time and it’s not clear yet if there are casualties.

Femi Joseph, spokesman of the Ondo state police command said that he is yet to be briefed about the development.