50 injured as Bomb blast rocks Ondo State Capital

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An explosion suspected to be a bomb blast, has occurred in Ondo State. The explosion which reportedly occurred about 1 am on Saturday happened along Akure-Owo road in Ilu Abo town, Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State. 50 persons are said to be injured, while residential buildings, churches and schools have been destroyed.

Confirming the incident, the Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, 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 on the advice of heads of our security agencies. I ask that all citizens remain calm as we ascertain details o

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