The NEMA South West Zonal Office received a distressed alert of an explosion at about 19.30 hrs at Bodija GRA behind ace mall Ibadan
The Zonal Coordinator swiftly mobilized response Agencies to the scene of explosion. On arrival at the scene it was observed that it was a suspected explosion of IED which affected over twenty houses.
Stakeholders present include NPF, NSCDC, DSS, SEMA, Nigeria Army, Federal and State fire service, Nigerian Red Cross, State ministery of Environment, Amotekun Corps.
More resources are being mobilize to support the on going SAR Operations.
Search and Rescue operation at the scene of the incident was temporarily suspended to allow responders to refresh. SAR Operations resume 7.00am in the morning.
Security has been beefed up in the area while arrangements for more support to facilitate the operations are in progress.
The situation has been brought under control while arrangements are going on to ensure smooth operation