UPDATE: Ibiang Mbasekei, The spokesperson of Taraba state police command has told Reuters news agency that no police officer was killed in the suicide bomb attack on the convoy of the state’s police commissioner Monday morning.
“A suicide bomber riding on a motorcycle rammed into the police outrider on the convoy of the Commissioner of Police,” he said. “The bomb went off, killing the bomber,and injuring the outrider. The CP escaped unhurt, but the windshield to his car was badly damaged”
He confirmed that three persons lost their lives, one was the bomber, and the other two, passers-by.
Reports reaching us say an explosion has gone off in Jalingo, the Taraba State Capital.
A part of the state’s ministry of finance, has been blown apart. The explosion occurred as civil servants resume work for the week.