Abia State Government has shut the Union Primary School, Afaraukwu located in the Umuahia North Local Government Area of the State, as suspected explosive devices were discovered in the School.
The State Commissioner for Information, Mr John Kalu, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday, April 8, 2021.
Meanwhile, necessary measures have been taken to protect the pupils and Staff of the School with security sweeps ongoing while the School is temporarily closed.
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has directed Security Agencies to embark on proactive checks in other vulnerable locations out of abundance of caution.
It was gathered that the Abia State Governor this week imposed a curfew on Aba, Umuahia and other communities in the State following the attacks by gunmen on the Imo State Police Command Headquarters and the Owerri Correctional Prison on Monday, April 5, 2021.