Residential buildings, churches and schools were destroyed during an explosion that occurred in the early hours of today at Eleyowo community, in Akure, the Ondo State capital.
There was no information yet about fatalities as at the time of writing this report, although several people were injured.
The blast occurred on the Akure/Owo road after Akure Airport. The impact practically severed the road making it impassable.
This is a developing story. We will bring you more details as they emerge.
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