IGP raises alarm over plans by ‘Boko Haram to attack Abuja, Jos
The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Usman Baba, has raised the alarm over plans by Boko Haram terrorists to attack major cities in the country, particularly the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja and Jos, Plateau State.
A circular issued by the IGP and signed on his behalf by Acting Commissioner of Police, Idowu Owohunwa told the commissioners of police in Abuja and Plateau State to be on the alert.
The circular said intelligence report at the disposal of the IGP had uncovered plans by Boko Haram terrorists to attack major cities in the country, particularly in Jos, Plateau and the FCT, Abuja.
It said the proposed at
tacks would be coordinated by the duo of Muhammad Sani, a Boko Haram commander, domiciled in Sambisa Forest and his deputy, Suleiman, hibernating around Lawan Musa Zango, Gashua, Yobe State.
“In light of the above, it is the directive of the Inspector-General of Police that you review your security architecture across all critical government infrastructures and police facilities in your jurisdiction with a view to checkmating the dastardly plans of these marauding terrorists,” the IGP told the commissioners.