A Nigerian driver, identified as Ejiro Otarigho, has been hailed as a ‘hero’ after he risked his life to drive a burning truck out of residential area to save lives and property.
Ejiro, drove the burning truck away from a densely populated residential area in Agbarho Town, Ughelli North, Delta State, to a sparsely populated area to reduce the damage it would cause if the truck explodes.
WAKADAILY Reported that The truck was almost entirely on fire by the time he got to a safer place where there were no houses and shops just beside the bush he parked the truck. All Thanks to him, no life was lost.
The video went viral on social media, and Nigerians hailed him and described him as a ‘hero’ after he risk his life to prevent the explosion.
Yesterday in Agbarho Town, Delta State, a truck driver, Mr Ejiro Otarigho put his life on the line, by driving a burning fuel truck from a busy area to a safer place, to avert casualties.
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