Posted: Tuesday 1st July 2014 at 19:40 pm

Police Confirm Bomb Explosion In Osun State

As the Nation is still reeling from the recent attack on Maiduguri, Borno state, The Nigerian police has confirmed an explosion going off in Ile Ife, Osun state.

Witnesses had earlier said that the bomb was planted in house and after it exploded the police anti-bomb squad arrived  to defuse other devices planted close by.

Gladly no casualties where recorded but the Osun State Commissioner of Police, Ibrahim Maishanu told reporters that the bombs was planted by “mischievous persons.”

He also confirmed that no one was injured because the bombs where placed in an isolated area.

He said: “it was a dynamite of a low calibre and it was placed in an area where it cannot hurt anyone or damage property. When first one exploded police bomb unit went to the site and the second one was found at the same location and it was detonated by our anti-bomb squad,”.

Osun State Governor”s media aide, Semiu Okanlawonal further revealed that the dynamites were planted close to the family house of the state Commissioner for Tourism, Shikiru Ayedun.

People are saying that the strange explosion might have a connection with August 9 gubernatorial election in the state. 

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