Published On: Fri, Jun 6th, 2014

Massive Explosion Rocks Gombe State Governor’s Lodge (UPDATE)

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A massive explosion today, June 5 at about 6pm rocked Governor of Gombe state, Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo’s private residence around the GRA/Pantami area of the state.


There has been no report on the number of casualties and damage caused by the explosion. But sources said the bomb exploded from one of the Police Armored Personnel Carrier (armour tanks) stationed in front of the governor’s house.

Although no group has claimed responsibility for the bomb blast. The Police, Fire Department and military officials are however reported to be presently at the scene of the incident.

Government officials are reported to be have encouraged members of the public to go about their normal duties as security operatives are on the matter.

This explosion is coming few days after the Emir of Gwoza, Alhaji Idrisa Timta died in an attack by suspected Boko Haram sects on May 27

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