Lagos Explosion: Police Recover Bomb Materials From Bomber's Home

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Lagos (THEWILL) – The Lagos State Police Command has said the parcel bombs it diffused at the 'Logemo House' Ikorodu road office of Superscreen Television were made from Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) adding that a search of the couriers residence revealed more explosive materials.

The courier has been identified as 27-year old Olayiwola Ahmed who is being treated at the intensive care unit of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital in Ikeja.

Olayiwola was reported to have walked into the building housing the television station on Tuesday afternoon with multiple packages wrapped as gifts for Christmas asking to see Mr. Dipo Isaac, the station's COO and Mr. Emeh Akwari at the reception desk on the ground floor.

Eyewitnesses say he was told to take the packages to the 9th floor where the TV station was located.

THEWILL investigations show that one of the packages exploded on him cutting off his hands and causing severe injuries to his body while he was on 4th floor of the building.

Superscreen Television is believed to be owned by Reverend Chris Oyakhilome of the Believers Love World and Christ Embassy Church.

Police say they are keeping a close watch on the suspect while it continues to investigate the motive behind the planned bombing.

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