Residents of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, were startled on Tuesday evening as a loud bang reverberated across several areas, including Agbowo, Sango, Orogun, and Bodija. The unsettling sound prompted panic and raised concerns among the community members. The cause of the explosion, which occurred around Agbowo, remains unknown, intensifying the apprehension of residents.
Despite attempts to determine the cause, clarity eluded the situation at the time of filing this report. Efforts to gather official information faced hurdles as attempts to reach Adewale Osifeso, the spokesperson for the state police command, and the state fire service proved unsuccessful.
The absence of official statements added to the anxiety, leaving residents anxious and speculating about the nature and origin of the incident. Authorities are expected to conduct investigations to ascertain the cause and address the concerns of the Ibadan community.
More updates soon….