An item suspected to be bomb found in Kaduna town on Wednesday afternoon caused panic and pandemonium in the city.
Security men said they found a box dropped along the busy Ali Akilu road in the state capital, following reports, by passers-by of a suspicious package suspected to be a bomb.
Security operatives and anti-bomb police personnel who were hurriedly drafted to the scene cordoned off the location, the busy road that connects motorists from the popular Sheik Abubakar Gumi market to Kawo.
The scene is directly opposite the headquarters of Defence Industries Company of Nigeria (DICON), Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), banks, public offices and several business premises.
The package, according to security agencies and the Director General media to the Kaduna state governor, Ahmed Miyaki was a box containing some personal items said to have fallen down from a commercial bus.
Mr. Miyaki however assured residents of their safety and advised them to go about their normal businesses.