Satellite Town, Lagos is a community and state housing
estate located along the Lagos-Badagry Expressway in Amuwo-Odofin local
government area of Lagos State.
The community has about 12 tank
farms operating in the community, some of which are A.A. RANO, Emadeb
Energy, Wosbab, Chipet Nig. Ltd., Star Oil and Gas and Bond Global
Energy Ltd. “Others are Mao Petroleum Company, Stallionaire Nig. Ltd.,
First Deep Water, Menj Oil and Ocean Pride Oil.
It has been alleged that all the tank farms did not have a fire-fighting boat in case of fire in their depots.
Ibassa Ijegun-Egba Youth Association in the Ojo Local Government Area
of Lagos State had pleaded with the state government to remove tank
farms from the community, due to incessant fire incidents at the tank
The association’s reaction came against the backdrop of
the fire incident that razed an oil tank farm belonging to Stallionaire
Oil at Ijegun, Satellite town, Lagos State. As at the time of the
report, the fire is yet to be extinguished