No fewer than 100 residential buildings, school, churches were destroyed by an explosion. The explosion that went off in Akure and was felt by residents of other cities close to the town. The explosion was heard around 12:30 am to 1 am on Saturday morning, the 28th of March 2020.
The blast cut off the ever busy Akure /Owo road while many people were said to be injured.
The incident which happened less than a kilometer to Akure Airport, affected many residents of Eleyowo community, destroying completely a church and a school in the area.
Many people who lived with in the the church premises were said to be injured while some were rescued by the people of the community.
The school with boarding facilities was destroyed beyond repair with roofs of all the buildings blown off. The spot at which the the bomb or blast happened cut off the road, hindering vehicular movement.