Ojukwu Bunker, Abia.

Chief Michael Okpara Avenue, Umuahia

Ojukwu Bunker Description

History of Ojukwu Bunker

Ojukwu Bunker was built in 1968 as a base for the Biafran war campaign.

Built by Chief Odumegwu Ojukwu.

Formerly belonging to the Premier of the then Eastern Region, Chief Michael Okpara, the premises where the bunker is housed was offered to the Biafran government after the fall of the first capital of Biafra.

Security/Safety of Ojukwu Bunker

This is a very safe location.

What To Bring

Before heading to Ojukwu Bunker, here are some helpful things to take along with you:

  • Camera

Best Features

A part of the National War Museum annex, this structural masterpiece was built in 90 days during the Civil War under a large field behind the main house. Originally referred to as the Subterranean Office of the Government of Biafra, it was renamed Ojukwu Bunker by the public.

Writer's Review

The war still echoes in the conference room through the pictures of some of the major players in the war. These include the young Ojukwu with beards and in full Biafran camouflage, the late Dr. Pius Okigbo, the late Cyprian Ekwensi and the late Professor Chinua Achebe. There are also pictures of scenes from the war.

Most common visitors

Join a touring company to be better educated on the bunker, what it stands for and its present significance.



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