Police detonate suspected bomb in Kogi

Kogi state Police Command Tuesday said its bomb disposing unit successfully detonated a suspected bomb at the State Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs.

The State Commissioner of Police, CP Edward Egbuka who confirmed detonation of the suspected object said, “We were informed of a package that looked like a bomb which was left on the premises and I immediately deployed the bomb disposal unit there to assess the object.

“The object was immediately blown up. The explosion you heard was the handwork of our bomb disposing unit.”

Egbuka said investigation has commenced to ascertain what the object was and urged the general public to report any strange faces in their areas.