Ekiti State Govt confirms bomb blast in old secretariat

There was a deafening explosion in the old secretariat of Ekiti State Government, Ado Ekiti in the early hours of Saturday throwing the entire state capital into confusion.

The explosions, which occurred about 7.05 am in the Explosion Ordinance Disposal Unit situated within the old secretariat, reduced the EOD building into rubble and shattered windows and ceilings of the government offices compound.

There were, however, no casualties in the incident.

Governor Fayemi at the scene of the bomb blast

The Commissioner of Police, Ekiti State, Asuquo Amba, said at the site of the blast that he suspected that the explosion was caused by counter-terrorism accessories kept in the office.

The State government through its Twitter handle also confirmed the incident.

The Police EOD (Explosives Ordnance Disposal) office in Ado Ekiti exploded this morning. There were no casualties but the impact caused some damage to some government offices in the vicinity of the explosion.

The state CP also called on the people not to be panic over the explosion and made it clear that nobody was killed or injured as a result of the incident.

Governor Kayode Fayemi who assessed the level of damage done by the explosion called for the relocation of explosive device office to a more secure place to check future occurrence.

Published by WonderLady

Journalist, Educationist, Writer, Human Rights Advocate

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