Explosion suspected to be a bomb blast hit Ondo State Capital Akure with not less than 100 houses, schools and churches destroyed.
According to the Tribuneonline, 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.
The residents of Akure woke up this morning to a bad experience as many are left without a home. The explosion which is similar to the one that happened in Abule Ado. Many residential buildings have reported raized down while the cause of the explosion is yet to be ascertained by the time of filing the report.
Nigerians have taken to Twitter given their own version of the story of the incident. A Twitter user post,
These are pictures from what seem like an asteroid explosion that happened in Akure at 1.00am
I can’t confirm this yet but I’m heading to the site now. pic.twitter.com/5bghijQaEY
— Ondo First Born® (@OndoFirstBorn) March 28, 2020
The Governor of Ondo State Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu has reacted to the explosion which the case is yet to be ascertained, He said, “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 the advice of heads of our security agencies. I ask that all citizens remain calm as we ascertain details of the incidence.”
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