The Yobe government has alerted residents of a planned detonation of unexploded explosive ordinances by Sector 2 Operation HADIN KAI Headquarters of the Nigerian Army in Damaturu.
In a statement by the Special Adviser to Governor Mai-Mala Buni on Security Affairs in Damaturu, retired Brig.-Gen. Dahiru Abdulsalam on Tuesday, the detonation of explosives would take place near the state university, Damaturu on Gujba Road and Maiduguri Road.
“The public is hereby notified that they are controlled explosions and should not panic.
“People are further advised to go about their normal businesses as there is no cause for alarm.
“The press is, by this announcement, advised to take note that it is not an adversary explosion, please,” he said.