Customs raises alarm over Boko Haram plot to bomb Abuja, lists locations


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The Federal Government has raised alarm over impending attacks by Boko Haram insurgents who have infiltrated Nigeria’s capital, Abuja.

This was contained in an internal memo dated August 20, 2020. The memo signed by Comptroller, Enforcement of Customs headquarters, H.A Sabo, notified security agents of possible target locations in Abuja where the insurgents may strike.

The memo 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.”

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