A live bomb has been uncovered by the Nigerian Army at the construction site of the proposed 344 Artillery Regiment at Ezillo in the Ishielu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State
This is contained in a statement from Capt. A.M. Sa’ad of the Nkwegu Military Cantonment, Abakaliki.
According to Sa’ad, the regiment was being constructed on the disputed land between Ezza and Ezillo communities that had claimed more than 50 lives.
“The bomb was discovered during supervision of the project located on the ever-busy Abakaliki-Enugu expressway,” he said
However, he said the bomb would be detonated on location.
The statement urged members of the public to go about their businesses and not to be frightened as the detonation was in their over all safety.