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Army Alerts Muslims Of Boko Haram’s Plan To Launch Attacks During Ramadan Fasting

Col Abubakar RabeThe army has alerted members of the public, especially Muslims of what it called a grand plan by Boko Haram terrorists to carry out wide spread bombings during the Ramadan period.

A statement by the acting director of defence, Brigadier General Rabe Abubakar, said that information available the army headquarters indicated plans by terrorists to use the Ramadan periods which usually attracts gathering of large number of persons during morning and evening worships and prayers to carry out large scale bombings.

Brigadier General Rabe said that against the background of such information, the Defence Headquarters advises the general public to be watchful of strange persons and objects in their localities particularly, around places of worships and to promptly report same to security agencies

“It is further to advice that adequate security and surveillance be evolved by respective places of worship to forestall any unwholesome acts by some unscrupulous elements.

“The DHQ wishes to reassure law abiding citizens to go about their normal businesses while efforts are being made to eliminate the remnants of the terrorists from their hideouts as well as addressing other security challenges in the country.” [myad]