Breaking: Explosion rocks Akure, 100 houses, school, churches destroyed

Breaking: Explosion rocks Akure, 100 houses, school, churches destroyed

- An explosion suspected to be bomb blast has rocked Akure, the capital of Ondo state

- The explosion destroyed no fewer than 100 houses

- Some churches and school were not spared by the explosion

A report by the Nigerian Tribune indicates that no fewer than 100 residential buildings, school, churches were destroyed by an explosion suspected to be bomb blast in Akure, the Ondo state capital, on the morning of Saturday, March 28.

Legit.ng gathered that the blast which occurred in the early hours of Saturday, March 28, cut off the ever-busy Akure /Owo road while many people were said to be injured.

According to the report, the incident which happened less than a kilometre to Akure Airport, affected many residents of Eleyowo community, destroying completely a church and a school in the area.

Many people who lived within the church premises were said to be injured while some were rescued by the people of the community

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The school with boarding facilities was destroyed beyond repair with roofs of all the buildings blown off.

Breaking: Explosion rocks Akure, 100 houses, school, churches destroyed

Explosion rocks Akure, 100 houses, school, churches destroyed
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The spot at which the bomb or blast happened cut off the road, hindering vehicular movement.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that a report said that there was a fire outbreak in Agboju, which is close to FESTAC, Amuwo Odofin local government area in Lagos state on Sunday, March 22.

It was reported that the fire incident happened not more than a week after an explosion rocked some communities in Lagos destroying many houses and other property.

The explosion affected communities like Ijegun, Ikotun, Egbeda, Abule Ado, Okotoa, Isheri Olofin, FESTAC, and the popular Satellite Town.

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The governor of Lagos state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, reacted to the explosion at Abule Ado area of Lagos state which left many dead and others injured in the early hours of Sunday, March 15.

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In another report, a woman, Amaka Okonkwo, was yet to wake up to the reality of losing three children to the explosion that occurred in Lagos.

It was gathered that one of the children had returned from London to attend the wedding ceremony of his younger one.

The elderly woman only survived because she went to church and left the three children at home.

The sympathisers who had thronged to where she was on the floor asking rhetorical questions would also have found it hard to contain their emotions as the woman rolled on parts of the debris caused by the explosion.

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