Boko Haram Plotting To Attack Abuja And
Jos – IGP
The Acting Inspector-General of
Police, Usman Baba, has warned that Boko Haram terrorists are planning an
assault on the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and Jos, the Plateau State
According to reports, the police
boss issued a red warning to the police commissioners in both cities, claiming
that intelligence reports revealed that the terrorists are planning ahead.
According to a memo sent to both
commissioners of police and dated May 19, the IGP said both Muhammad Sani, a
Boko Haram commander based in Sambisa Forest, and his deputy, Suleiman, who is
based in Lawan Musa Zango, Gashua, Yobe State, will organize the planned
The IGP ordered the CPs to review
their security architecture and beef up security around government facilities
in Abuja and Jos.
The acting IGP’s warning comes only
weeks after Niger State Governor Sani Bello said the country’s capital is
unsafe because Boko Haram fighters have raised their flag in a town in Niger
state which is two hours away from Abuja.