DEFENCE headquarters says
Boko Harm is plotting to carry
out large scale bombings during
Ramadan, which commences
next week.
In a statement on Saturday,
Rabe Abubakar, spokesman of
the DHQ, advised citizens to be
vigilant and to report suspicious
persons or objects to security
“Information available to this
headquarters indicated plans by
terrorists to use the Ramadan
periods which usually attracts
gathering of large number of
persons during morning and
evening worships and prayers to
carryout large scale bombings,”
he said.
“Against this background, the
defence headquarters wishes to
once again advice the general
public to be watchful of strange
persons and objects in their
localities particularly, around
places of worships and to
promptly report same to security
“It is further to advice
that adequate security and
surveillance be evolved by
respective places of worship to
forestall any unwholesome acts
by some unscrupulous elements.
“The DHQ wishes to reassure
law abiding citizens to go
about their normal businesses
while efforts are being made to
eliminate the remnants of the
terrorists from their hideouts as
well as addressing other security
challenges in the country,” the
statement informed