Men of the Anti Bomb Squad of the Nigerian Police Force on Monday, detonated a device believed to be Improvised Explosive Device in front of the Nipost Office in Area 10, Abuja.
LEADERSHIP gathered that the IED, contained in a parcel with N100 postage stamp, was addressed to the Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Federation, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala and deposited in front of the Nipost office premises.
Speaking with journalists, a Nipost staff, Ibrahim Musa, said that they came to work this morning and noticed a funny looking package with two N50 naira postage stamp on it in front of their premises and notified their boss who promptly invited the anti bomb squad.
Musa said, “When the anti bomb squad came they controlled human movement around the area and went into work with their instruments and after a while we heard an explosion and another explosion followed later.”
He said no injuries was sustained as a result of the explosion.