Nigerian Army Reveal Cause Of Explosion  At Ikeja Cantonment Explosion


LAGOS APRIL 3RD (NEWSRANGERS)-The Nigerian Army has confirmed a minor explosion within Ikeja Cantonment, Lagos on Monday.
In a statement by the director of army public relations, Major General Onyema Nwachukwu, he said the incident occurred on a farmland near the Mammy Market within the cantonment.
He said, “The explosion is suspected to have been triggered by the burning of refuse and other inflammable debris by a farmer who cultivated the farmland.

“Fortunately, no casualty was recorded in the incident,” he said.
Nwachukwu said given that the cantonment was recently cleared and certified free of unexploded ordnances, “we understand that there could be concerns among the general public as a result of the historical antecedent of explosion within the cantonment.”

The army authorities therefore assured the public that the situation is under control as the Nigerian Engineers Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team has cordoned off the area of the farmland to conduct a thorough investigation into the cause of the explosion.

He, therefore, urged residents in the general area not to panic and assure them of their safety.


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