Boko Haram attack in Abuja – DSS warns citizens

Share to your friends!

Boko Haram attack in Abuja – DSS warns citizens

Boko Haram attack in Abuja - DSS warns citizens - NEWS

Department of State Security ‘Service’ (DSS) has warned of impeding terror attacks in Abuja through a memo by the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) about possible Boko Haram attacks.

Copies of the letter titled: “Forwarding of Intelligence” which was addressed to the National Presidents of Jaamatu Nasril Islam (JNI), Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and the General Manager of the Abuja Markets Management Limited (AMML) were sent to several people in Abuja  Friday night/early Saturday morning.

Boko Haram attack in Abuja - DSS warns citizens - NEWS

The letter reads: “Intelligence reaching this office revealed that insurgents are planning to attack the Federal Capital Territory.

“Their main targets are worship centres and markets with the use of young girls as members of groups to carry out their planned attacks.

“It is in view of the foregoing, I am directed to inform you to communicate the content of this letter to all mosques, churches and markets across the FCT for extra-vigilance, particularly unknown persons dressing as aid workers loitering around the worship areas and markets.

“The Nigerian Police had made available, contact numbers to report any suspicious persons or movement. These are: 09063872207, 09053872208 and 09053872209.

“Please give the content of this letter the widest and fastest circulation to enable our worshippers to be vigilant and curb the menace of insurgency in the territory and beyond,”

Alhaji Adamu Gwari, the Deputy Director of Federal Capital Territory Authority’s Security Services Department said the letter was “based on intelligence that the  Boko Haram sect have new methods of operation.
He said:

“We are informing members of the public that the method of the operation is based on intelligence received that they would be targeting worship places and markets.

“So, we decided to inform the most important bodies, that is, the two religious bodies and the General Manager of Abuja Market Management Limited so that they can give the content of the letter the widest circulation.

Share to your friends!
Related Stories

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Close

Get daily NEWS updates every 9pm

Can't make it to our website everyday? Don't worry we can make it to your email everyday to keep you updated!

You have successfully subscribed! One more step: Kindly check your mail now to verify your subscription.