Abuja – Panic has reportedly gripped the entire area of Delta State following the bombing of the Isoko Development Union (IDU) on Friday.
Reports on Saturday indicated that there was a massive bomb explosion at the secretariat of the Isoko Development Union in Oleh, a university town in Delta State.
Sources said that the huge blaze ripped through the facility, hours after the union begain its annual conference.
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The incident appeared to be a co-ordinated attack.
The state Commissioner of Police, Zannah Ibrahim, who visited the scene of the incident, vowed to apprehend the perpetrators, a Punch report said.
Reacting to the incident, the chairperson of the Isoko South local government, Itiako Malik Ikpokpo, slammed the bombing and assured the people the safety of their lives, according to Sahara Reporters.
The Nigeri Delta has witnessed an escalation of hostilities in recent months, as militants targeted oil installations.