The Yobe State Government on Tuesday alerted residents of a planned detonation of explosive ordinances by Sector 2 Operation Hadin Kai Headquarters of the Nigerian Army in Damaturu.
This is contained in a statement by retired Brig.-Gen. Dahiru Abdulsalam, the Special Adviser to Governor Mai-Mala Buni on Security Affairs in Damaturu.
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Abdulsalam said the detonation of explosives would take place near the state university, Damaturu on Gujba and Maiduguri roads.
“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. (NAN)