Advertisement

Bomb explosion near Ekiti government house

Bomb explosion near Ekiti government house
February 08
10:06 2020
Advertisement

There was pandemonium in Okesha area of Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti state on Saturday as a bomb went off next door to the governor’s office.

TheCable learnt the explosion brought down a building around the area and that it also affected a section of the state ministry of chieftaincy affairs.

The explosion also damaged parts of the ministry of finance, and other buildings on the premises.

Amba Asuquo, commissioner of police, was at the scene of the blast, and he said preliminary investigation revealed that the bomb might have gone off from the explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) office within the premises.

Muyiwa Olomilua, commissioner of information for the state, also confirmed the incident.

”An explosion was reported earlier this morning at the Explosives Ordnance Disposal (EOD) office in Ado Ekiti,” he said.

”An initial on-the-spot assessment confirms that there are no casualties and the area is secured with no further threats. Members of the public are advised to go about their normal duties.”

RECEIVE ALERTS FROM THECABLE

WHATSAPP 08113975334
TWITTER @thecableng
Copyright 2020 TheCable. All rights reserved. This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or in part without prior express written permission from TheCable.
Tags
Advertisement

Social Comments

0 Comments

No Comments Yet!

Let me tell You a sad story ! There are no comments yet, but You can be first one to comment this article.

Write a comment

Write a Comment

Your email address will not be published.
Required fields are marked *

*

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Advertisement

Exchange Rates

March 25, 2019USDGBPEUR
INTERBANK306397354
LAGOS380478402
KANO375477498
PH380478498
ABUJA375476400
NOTE: The black market rates represent the most prevalent. They could be slightly higher or lower among different sellers.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement