Abuja - The Defence Headquarters has urged Nigerians to be
wary as fleeing members of the Boko Haram terrorists from the Sambisa forest
now disguise as menial workers, infiltrating villages in the North East.
A statement by the acting defence spokesman, Gen. Rabe Abubakar
on Tuesday in Abuja, said the escaping terrorists did that to attack
communities and towns in the region.
“Available information indicates that some fleeing Boko
Haram terrorists are now disguising as menial workers to melt into communities
and towns with a view to organising terrorists attack against our innocent
“The unfortunate recent incidents in Madagali and Maiduguri
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“The Defence Headquarters therefore advises citizens to be
on the alert and be wary of these tricks of the defeated terrorists who are
hell-bent on remaining relevant inspite of their lost battle,” the statement
According to it, the sensitisation becomes necessary now to
create security awareness to our citizens to be conscious of some strange faces
that can take menial jobs in their communities or towns, especially now that
festivities are around the corner.
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