Security operatives warn Kaduna people over B’Haram’s terror plot

BokoHaram-GUNSFEW days to Sallah celebrations, security operatives in Kaduna State yesterday warned the people in the state over an alleged plot by Boko Haram insurgents to employ some hoodlums and miscreants to unleash terror.

The joint armed security task force in the state also warned the people of the new style by the insurgents to use herdsmen to also unleash mayhem.

Coordinator of Kaduna State-owned joint security task force, comprising armed soldiers, police, civil defence and popularly known as Operation Yaki, Colonel Yakubu Yusuf (rtd), who explained the intelligence reports.

Also, a statement signed by the Special Assistant to the Coordinator, Mallam Isa Adamu, said, security operatives have been tasked to be alert at worship centres, parks, recreational centres and highways to nip in the bud any mischiefs.

Accordingly, Colonel Yusuf (rtd) called on all security operatives in the state “to be more proactive, extra vigilant and ensure adequate deployment of operatives at all Worship Centre’s, Parks, Recreational Centre’s and connecting highways due to the current security challenges facing the northern part of the country.”

He said: “Intelligence reports gathered revealed that some miscreants popularly known as ‘SaraSuka’ or ‘Masu-Shara’ would unleash terror in Kaduna metropolis and its environs during the Sallah festivities and therefore advised parents to warn their wards to desist from any act that will bring about the breach of law and order.”

“The general public are also advised to avoid accommodating unknown persons especially women at home as they will come with the pretext of easing themselves or ask for drinking water as they may be harboring explosives in their bodies and urged the public to be extra vigilant in their domain to ensure their personal safety and that of their beloved ones.”

“Traditional rulers should also be tasked to document any person/tenant in their communities to avoid harboring criminals that may become nuisance to the society.”


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