February 21, 2024


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Breaking News: Explosion Shakes The Entirety Of Ibadan With Many Feared Dead

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Image Source: https://thenationonlineng.net/breaking-panic-as-explosion-rocks-ibadan/

There was a loud bang said to be as a result of an explosion in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital on Tuesday, 16 January 2024. Residents of Ibadan and immediate environ experienced an uncommon explosion about 8pm this evening.  A loud bang was heard around Agbowo, Sango, Orogun and Bodija areas of the city, even down to Alakia. However, the cause of the explosion could not be ascertained at the time of filing this report.  There are various interpretations of the incident but it is important for us to state categorically that the state government has taken over and in the full control of the unfortunate occurrence in in order to mitigate the incident.

According to the commissioner for information and Orientation, Prince Dotun Oyelade, “All security service chiefs including para military chiefs and Fire Operatives have been deployed by the governor to Reign in the spillover from the explosion. Although many have been feared dead and injured, and many properties burnt down, the Governor of Oyo State, His Excellency Governor Seyi Makinde therefore implores citizens to calm down and be rest assured that their interests are being looked after.

News Source: https://www.thecable.ng/three-injured-buildings-destroyed-as-explosion-rocks-ibadance:

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