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NCS: Boko Haram Terrorists Planning To Attack Abuja, Kogi, Nasarawa



Following security tip-off, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has warned its officers to be on alert as Boko Haram terrorists have flooded the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja and neighbouring states.

The terrorists are said to have set up their camps in Abuja and also around the states in question, and are planning to carry out coordinated attacks on five identified locations.

In an internal memo dated August 20, 2020 and signed by the Comptroller, Enforcement of Customs headquarters, H.A Sabo, the NCS said all officers must be vigilant and security conscious

The document reads, “Information reaching the Comptroller-General of Customs reveals the existence of Boko Haram terrorists camps in and around the Federal Capital Territory. Further reports have it that they are planning to attacks some selected targets within the territory.

“They are reported to have set up their camps in the following identified enclaves; Kunyam bush along airport road off DIA staff quarters – Abuja, Robochi/Gwagwalada forest, Kwaku Forest Kuje – Abuja, Unaisha Forest in Toto Local Government of Nasarawa State, Gegu Close To Idu Town in Kogi.

“Consequently, you are to be at alert and security conscious of your environment at all times. Ensure wide circulation please.”

Copied in the circular were the Zonal coordinators; Office of the Customs Area Controllers; Office of all CC Marine commands; office of CC FOU, A, B, C, and D; office of Coordinators operation Ex-Swift Response; Office of Coordinators CGC Strike Force; and office of the CC, Customs police.