A fuel-laden tanker on Friday fell and exploded at Ijaiye Tuntun area of Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital.
The tanker, which was apparently transporting fuel to a filling station, collapsed and spilled its content.
The spilled petroleum product caught fire immediately and destroyed properties worth millions of naira.
Eye witness say four houses, including that of the Community chief (Baale) were affected.
This is happening a day after Police officers allegedly killed two people within same capital territory of the state.