NEMA Debunks Reports of Explosion in Abuja



                                                                                      Shuaib:NEMA Spokesman

Nigeria’  National Emergency Management Authority ,NEMAhas debunked reports of an explosion   today.The agency said it was a  shop caught fire.

A statement by Yushau Shuaib ,head ,public relations of NEMA said “This is to clear the air over a rumours (speculations) on alleged explosion . There wasnt/isnt any explosion today

“The attention of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) was only drawn to a shop Lokogoma area of Abuja where the shop caught fire due to mishandling of electric appliances”Shuaib said.

added that “there was no human casualty from the fire incident and the incident is not related to any terrorist attack. It is human error.Rescue and security officers were at the scene immediately after the incident.”

Earlier, there was apprehension some residents of Abuja Tuesday after  reports made the that  there was an explosion near Asokoro Abuja. reporters were later learned that it was not a bomb blast as earlier feared.

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