At least One person has been confirmed dead, while many were injured in an explosion in Idoji area of Okene Local Government Area of Kogi State.

DAILYGISTHUB gathered that the incident happened on Thursday at about 6 p.m.

The latest explosion in Okene is coming a few days after a similar explosion occurred in a beer parlour in Kabba, where 11 persons were injured.

A resident of the area, who identified himself as Usman Animuko Sani, stated that the explosion occurred when some people, including masquerades, gathered to celebrate the annual Echane festival in Okene

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