Tag Archives: Atomic junction gas explosion

Fuel explosion deaths worrying; we’ll act – NPA Board chair

Joe Addo-Yobo

The Board Chairman of the National Petroleum Authority (NPA), Joe Addo-Yobo, has bemoaned the increasing spate of gas or fuel explosions in the country, resulting in death and injuries to Ghanaians. He said the National Petroleum Authority will adopt strategies at cabinet to address the menace. Mr. Addo-Yobo was speaking to Citi News’ Caleb Kudah after an extent of damage assessment at ...

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40% burns cases at Korle Bu are from gas explosions – Surgeon

korle bu burns centre

Out of the numerous burns cases reported at the Korle Bu Teaching hospital annually, about 40 percent are from gas explosions. This revelation was made on the Citi Breakfast Show on Tuesday, by consultant plastic surgeon and Director of the National Reconstructive Plastic Surgery and Burns Center at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Dr. Opoku-Ware Ampomah. He noted that, burns ...

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We wrote to MANSCO Gas station on safety lapses – NPA


The National Petroleum Authority (NPA), has said it had identified some safety lapses at the MANSCO gas filling station – the station that exploded last Saturday – and had in a letter prompted them to take measures in rectifying same. Chief Executive Officer of the Authority, Hassan Tampuli, who made the revelation on the Citi Breakfast Show on Monday, said ...

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Bawumia visits survivors of Atomic junction gas explosion [Photos]


Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, on Sunday visited the victims who suffered last from Saturday’s gas explosion at Atomic junction in Accra. He was accompanied by a number of government officials and personnel from the Ghana National Fire Service to the various hospitals the victims were receiving medical attention. So far, seven people have died, whiles some 68 are receiving ...

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Gas Explosion: We’ll take tough decisions at cabinet – Nana Addo


Government is expected to hold a crunch cabinet meeting over Saturday’s gas explosion that occurred at Atomic Junction in Accra. Some seven people have so far lost their lives, with 132 others sustaining varied degrees of injury. Speaking during his tour in the Northern Region on Sunday, Nana Akufo-Addo said one of the main agenda for the meeting is to decide on the ...

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I’m devastated over gas explosion – Akufo-Addo


President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said he is devastated hearing news of the gas explosion at Atomic Junction in Accra. “The news of last night’s gas explosion at Atomic Junction, resulting in the loss of lives and injuries to several others, has left me devastated,” he said on Twitter.   The news of last night’s gas explosion at Atomic ...

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Six dead in Atomic junction gas explosion – Fire Service


About six people have perished following the gas explosion that occurred at Atomic Junction in Accra on Saturday. This was confirmed to Citi News by the Deputy Public Relations Officer of Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS), Billy Anaglatey. “As we speak, six people dead due to this fire,” he said, adding that about 35 others sustained various degrees of injury. It is unclear ...

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A day after Atomic Junction gas explosion [Photos]


A gas filling station at Atomic Junction in Accra exploded on Saturday. Residents were thrown into a state of pandemonium following the piercing sound of the explosion as well as the giant scary fireball that was formed in the sky. Students of the University of Ghana and PRESEC fled for their lives. It is currently unclear what triggered the fire or ...

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