Security ramped up as bomb explosion hits Ekiti govt house

Security ramped up as bomb explosion hits Ekiti govt house

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Police operatives have ramped up security to starve off a potential harmful intrusion in Okesha area of Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, following Saturday bomb explosion that went off around the old Government House.

The explosion, according to TheCable brought down a building around the area, and affected a section of the State Ministry of Chieftaincy Affairs.

Parts of the Ministry of Finance, and other buildings on the premises were damaged by the explosion.

Amba Asuquo, Commissioner of Police 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.

Muyiwa Olomilua, Commissioner for Information for the State, also confirmed the incident.

”An explosion was reported earlier this morning at the Explosives Ordnance Disposal (EOD) office in Ado Ekiti,” he said.

”An initial on-the-spot assessment confirms that there are no casualties and the area is secured with no further threats.

Members of the public are advised to go about their normal duties.”

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