Explosion suspected to be a bomb blast hit Ondo State Capital Akure with not less than 100 houses, schools and churches destroyed.
The blast which occurred in the early hours of Saturday cut off the ever-busy Akure – Owo road while many people were said to be injured.
Many people who lived within the church premises were said to be injured while some were rescued by the people of the community. The school with boarding facilities was destroyed beyond repair with roofs of all the buildings blown off.
The spot at which the bomb or blast happened cut off the road, hindering vehicular movement.
Reacting to the incident, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, said via Twitter, “I’ve been briefed by security agencies in the state concerning the loud blast that was heard in Akure.
I will be at the scene to assess on the advice of heads of our security agencies. I ask that all citizens remain calm as we ascertain details of the incidence.”
© 2020, Our9Ja Trending News. All rights reserved. On republishing this post you must provide link to original post