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Bomb Blast Rocks Ekiti State House

BY Levi Johnson

Pandemonium hit the Ekiti State Government House in Ado Ekiti and the Okesha environ of Ado-Ekiti as a bomb went off next door to the governor’s office. But no life was lost.

The bomb explosion which happened on Saturday at the statehouse saw everyone running helter-skelter at around 7;45 am

Eyewitnesses said the explosion brought down some weak building at the Okesha area and tremor also affected a section of the state ministry of chieftaincy affairs and damaged parts of the ministry of finance.

After the bomb explosion, there was heavy smoke coming out of the government house as the ceilings and the roof of buildings were ripped off.

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When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer, Sunday Abutu confirmed the explosion in the government house.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, Amba Asuquo who was at the scene of the blast, said preliminary investigation revealed that the bomb might have gone off from the explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) office within the premises.

We’ll keep you updated,


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