A major calamity was averted at Dunamis International Gospel Church of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT when a piece of an explosive suspected to be bomb tucked under a seat in the children’s session of the church was discovered and was quickly detonated.
The explosive which was concealed in an Aluminum container during the mid-week service of Dunamis Church in Nyanya, Abuja which was still in progress on Wednesday at about 9.30pm when the hidden explosive was uncovered.
Vanguard investigations revealed that worshipers and members of the church at the mid week service ran for cover when the news of the bomb spread like wild wind discovery round the church.
The Head of the Technical unit of the Church, Mr Godstime
Asuquo who was on ground at time of Vanguard’s visit to the church premises on Thursday morning, said the FCT Anti Bomb squad was immediately contacted to detonate the bomb. Asuquo smarting from the experience, said it was the grace of God upon the Church that did not allow the perpetrators of the dastardly act to succeed.
“As we are preparing for another prayer meeting this evening, the church is planning to recruit more security personnel to ensure the safety of lives in the church, this incident cannot send our members away, all hands are on deck to curb the situation”he said.