The Kogi State Police Command has confirmed an explosion that rocked the administrative office of Okehi Local Government Area of the state.
It was gathered that unknown gunmen had stormed the secretariat around 5pm on Monday and planted the explosion that ripped through the administrative block of the secretariat.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, SP William Aya, told our Correspondent on Tuesday that the explosion occurred on Monday evening.
Also confirming the explosion, the State Security Adviser, Commander Jerry Omadara, said that the incident had been traced to saboteurs who wanted to cause panic during the election to prevent people from coming out to vote
Aya said officers had been deployed to the area to ascertain the extent of damages.
He urged for calm and stated that adequate security personnel have been deployed to the area while normalcy has since been restored to the area.