There was an explosion in a busy part of Abuja last night but fortunately there was no casualty. The police released the statement below:
"Today 3rd July 2012 at about 9:30pm, a low level explosion went off somewhere along Aminu Kano Crescent, near Banex Plaza, Wuse 2, Abuja. A crack police team led by the Commissioner of Police in charge of FCT Command- CP Aderenle Shinaba- responded to the distress call, arriving the scene few minutes after the incident. The incident had a zero casualty record- no life lost, no person injured and no car damaged or burnt.
Detectives from the Bomb Disposal Unit, assisted by their counterparts 4rm FCT CID have commenced investigation. FCT Police are continuing with their intensive overt & surveillance patrols of the city & wishes to reassure the residents of the police preparedness to continue to provide a safe & secured environment for social & economic activities to thrive unhindered. Meanwhile, mischief makers are in their own interest warned to keep off the city or have themselves to blame as the long arm of the law will soon catch up with them...." CSP Frank Mba (Police Spokesman)