Abia State Authorities says it’s presently working with related safety businesses within the State to unravel the supply and nature of the suspected explosive gadgets discovered on the Union Major College, Afaraukwu in Umuahia North LGA.
This was contained in a press launch issued to DAILY POST by the State Commissioner for Data, Chief John Okiyi Kalu, on Thursday.
In accordance with the Authorities, “Whereas preliminary examination of the gadgets present proof of corrosion resulting in suspicion of the supplies being relics of the civil battle period, we’re awaiting particular official report from the EOD squad of the Nigeria Police who’re presently investigating the incident.
“In the meantime, needed measures have been taken to guard the pupils and employees of the varsity with safety sweeps ongoing whereas the varsity is quickly closed.
“Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has directed safety businesses to embark on proactive checks in different susceptible areas out of abundance of warning.
“Whereas we’re grateful to God that there is no such thing as a hurt to life or property, we urge residents and residents to proceed to take care of vigilance and report suspicious conditions to safety brokers, ” the discharge concluded.
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