The FCT Administration has debunked rumours going round of a bomb explosion around Karu Satellite town, suburb of Abuja on Saturday night.A statement signed by Muhammad Hazat Sule, FCT deputy director/chief press secretary said the rumoured bomb explosion was “untrue.”
Sule said “the FCT Permanent Secretary, Engr. John Obinna Chukwu, FNSE, wishes to assure the residents of the Federal Capital Territory that the alleged rumour is unfounded.
According to the permanent secretary, “the FCT Police Commissioner, Wilson Inalegwu, in company of other security agents have combed all the nooks and cranies of the area from Orozo to Nyanya and from Karu up to Mararaba, in Nasarawa State without any sign of bomb explosion.
“Thus, the Permanent Secretary has urged the residents of the Territory to disregard such rumour, describing it as baseless.
Engr. Chukwu assured that the security agencies have intensified the surveillance the entire Federal Capital Territory in order to nip on the bud any of such unfortunate incidents.
He also called on residents to be security conscious, vigilant and report any suspicious person (s) or movement (s) to any nearby security agents.