• June 19, 2021

IGP Says Boko Haram Is Plotting To Attack Abuja, Jos


By Olivia Isibor (AGENDAWATCHDOG) – The acting Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, has disclosed that Boko Haram was planning to launch attacks on targets in Abuja and Jos .

Baba’s disclosure was contained in a circular addressed to the commissioners of police in the Federal Capital Territory and Plateau State on May 19, 2021, a copy of which was obtained by newsmen on Friday.

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In the circular signed by the Principal Staff Officer to the IGP, Idowu Owohunwa, an acting CP, with reference number TB: 0900/IGP.SEC/ABJ/VOL.TI/47, titled ‘Terror elements to expand frontiers of attack’, Baba said intelligence report revealed that terrorists are planning to attack Abuja and Jos, directing the commissioners of police to review their security architecture and beef up security around government facilities particularly in Abuja and Jos.


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