• June 18, 2021

Abia Govt Uncovers Suspected Explosive Materials In Primary School

By Olivia Isibor (AGENDAWATCHDOG) – The Abia State Government has announced the discovery of suspected explosive materials at Union Primary School, Afaraukwu in the Umuahia North Local Government Area of the state.

John Okiyi Kalu, the Commissioner for Information, announced the discovery via a statement on Thursday.

The Commissioner said the state government was working with relevant security agencies in the state to unravel the source and nature of the explosives, adding, however, that precautionary measures had been taken to protect the pupils and staff of the school with security sweeps ongoing, while the school would be temporarily closed.

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On his part, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has directed security agencies to embark on proactive checks in other vulnerable locations out of an abundance of caution, imploring citizens and residents to continue to maintain vigilance and report suspicious situations to security agents.

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