Two Suicide bombers responsible for Abuja Bomb Blasts

Following the bomb blast that occurred in Kuje and Nyanya areas in Abuja, the Inspector-General of Police, Solomon Arase has ordered a stop-and-search operation in and around Abuja.

The Police chief also directed the immediate deployment of Police Explosives Ordinance Disposal Units (PEODU) to the scenes to prevent further damage.

The directive was contained in a statement on Saturday by the Force Spokesperson, ACP Olabisi Kolawole.
The statement indicated that the blasts were carried out by two suicide bombers; a male and a female.

According to the statement, the IGP stated that the perpetrators of the act did so in shame of cowardice, adding that no matter their aim, Nigeria will not accommodate terrorists’ acts.

He however urged Nigerians to be vigilant at all times and report any suspicious persons or objects to the nearest Police Station or any other security agencies for prompt intervention.

The IGP was also at the scene of the blast to ascertain the degree of the blast.

- Nation

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