Presidency speaks on Boko Haram threats to bomb FCT, Nasarawa and Kogi State
The presidency has reacted to the revelation by the Nigeria Customs Service, that Boko Haram terrorists are planning to bomb the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nasarawa and Kogi states.
Presidential aide, Garba Shehu, said that the Customs boss, Col. Hamid Ali (Rtd), has already alerted and drawn the attention of those concerned to certain discoveries of security nature.
A circular on the alarm titled: “Re: Intelligence on national security”, stated that the insurgents are planning to carry out coordinated attacks on five identified locations.
The internal memo, signed by the Comptroller of Enforcement at the NCS headquarters, H. A. Sabo, stated: “Information reaching the Comptroller-General of Customs (CGC) reveals the existence of Boko Haram Terrorist Camps (BHT”s) in and around the Federal Capital Territory.”