Explosion Rocks Government Guest House Asaba

An explosion rocked a Delta State government operated guest house in the state capital wednesday. “At about 3pm this afternoon there was an explosion at the Asaba Guest House Asaba, a commercial outfit of the Delta State Government located near the Government House.” The state’s spokesman, Sunny Ogefere said in a statement to the media.

“Two of the rooms upstairs were damaged from the impact of the explosion. There were no injuries and no casualties recorded.
“Security agencies have already moved to the scene of the incident and they have cordoned off the premises and commenced investigations to ascertain the nature of the explosion.”
In March 2010 The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) claimed responsibility for two bomb explosions that rocked venue of the Post-Amnesty Dialogue in Warri, Delta State. The group said its action was informed by Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan’s statement which referred to its group as “a creation of the media.”