Three bombs went off this afternoon behind Okrika Secondary school, venue of the APC rally in Okrika in Rivers state. Hundreds of APC supporters had gathered at the venue of the rally waiting for the APC leaders when the bombs went off leading to a stampede.
Witnesses say the explosion went off just as the APC leader was arriving the scene.
No causalities recorded yet as at the time of this report. Okirika is the home of Nigeria’s first lady, Dame Patience Jonathan
Update: It has been confirmed that the reported bombing in Rivers State during APC rally was just a fire work by some people.