Bomb blast at APC chieftain home in Edo state – Tension ahead of Edo Polls

An deadly explosive device went off at the home of the factional secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State, Lawrence Okah who is loyal to the national chairman of the APC, Adams Oshiomhole.


The explosive went off at about 12.30am today Tuesday February 11th.


The explosion shattered a part of the building in Benin leaving a hole in the ground. Anti-bomb police officers were at Okah’s residence around 8 am.

residence reveal that the explosion might be indicating escalation of tension between supporters of present Governor of the state Mr Godwin Obaseki and the APC national chairman Adams Oshiomhole ahead of the Edo state Governorship Polls.


Our sources reveal  no casualties as at the time of the explosion


The state police command is yet to release a statement on this development.

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