An Islamic group, Nigerian Aid Group of Islam under Jama’atu Nasril Islam, JNI, has suspended recruitment exercise into its organisation for fear of Boko Haram insurgents hijacking the process.
The Islamic group which has directed immediate suspension of the recruitment exercise said the action was informed by recent security report released by the Nigerian Army that members of the insurgents have planned to camouflage with Aid Group organizations in the country to continue with their insurgency activities.
A statement signed by its National Secretary, Dr. M. G. Halilu and made available to the newsmen in Kaduna yesterday, said it has directed that recruitment exercise of new members into the organization be suspended until further notice.
The statement also added that an immediate update of registered members has been directed to be forwarded to the national headquarters for the issuance of identification cards.
The statement reads in parts: “All members either in uniform or in plain clothes must be in possession of their I.D cards at all times.
“Members on special duties and field operations must carry along with them a duty card indicating the branch name, nature of assignment and location of duty duly signed by the secretary of the branch.
“Be on the alert and report any suspicious movement to security formations nearest to you,” the statement however reads.

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