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.
ConcourseNews 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.
The school with boarding facilities was destroyed beyond repair with roofs of all the buildings blown off.
The spot at which the bomb or blast happened cut off the road, hindering vehicular movement.
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Residents of Akure were hit with a scare in the early hours of this morning as an explosion rocked the city destroying over 100 residential buildings, a school and churches. The blast created a huge crater splitting the road and it’s cause is still unknown. #concoursenews #akure