Ibadan Explosion: Victims narrate ordeal , Oyo govt calls for calm, rescue operations ongoing (VIDEO)

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The Zonal Coordinator for the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in the South-West, Saheed Akiode, says  that emergency responders including the operatives of the Fire Service in Oyo State have been deployed to the scene of the incident on Awolowo Way by Adeyi Avenue, behind a Central Mosque, in Bodija.

This is as victims’ relatives recount ordeal. A video trending on X claimed the house fell on her mother, son and sister.

She said they were badly injured and that they were currently at a Redeemed hospital.

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Meanwhile, Oyo State Government has called for calm.

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In a terse statement on X (formerly Twitter), the Oyo State Government said it is aware of reports of an explosion in the state.

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“Residents are urged to remain calm as security agencies are investigating this to determine the source and cause of the incident,” the government said.

 

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