The Principal of Bethlehem Girls College, Rev. Sr Henrietta Alokha has died while she was said to be rescuing some students who were affected in the pipeline explosion in Abule Ado, Lagos.
The Director-General Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, seventeen people died and 25 injured in the explosion.
Alokha was said to be rescuing some students who were trapped in the boarding school, but died after the roof of the educational facility fell on her.
Sunrise News report that many houses and cars were destroyed in the sad incident.