Bomb explodes near Ekiti govt house

There was an explosion in the old secretariat of the Ekiti State Government, Ado Ekiti, Saturday morning as a suspected bomb went off next door to the governor’s office.

According to The Cable, the explosion brought down a building around the area and also affected a section of the state’s ministry of chieftaincy affairs.

The explosion also damaged parts of the ministry of finance, and other buildings on the premises. There were no casualties.

Amba Asuquo, commissioner of police, was reportedly at the scene of the blast.

Mr Asuquo said preliminary investigation revealed the bomb might have gone off from the explosive ordinance disposal (EOD) office within the premises.

Muyiwa Olomilua, commissioner of information and civic orientation for Ekiti State, also confirmed the…

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