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BREAKING; IGP orders tight security as fear of Terrorists’ attack grips Nigerians

BREAKING; IGP orders tight security as fear of Terrorists’ attack grips Nigerians

Usman Baba, the Inspector-General of Police, has ordered increased security in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to protect the nation’s capital from terrorists.

Residents of Abuja have been living in fear since the Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) took over Kuje Prison on July 5, 2022.

During the invasion, over 800 inmates were released, including all Boko Haram suspects in detention.

Several intelligence agency memos on the plots to attack the nation’s capital have been leaked.


However, the ambush of troops attached to the Presidential Guards Brigade heightened the worry of FCT residents.

It was gathered that terrorists killed a captain and two soldiers in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)’s Bwari area on Sunday night.

The deceased officers, who were attacked after they visited the Nigeria Law School in Bwari following a distressed call from the authorities of the school.

The school management was said to have alerted that terrorists had dropped a letter indicating an imminent attack.

Force spokesman, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, said in a statement on Tuesday that the IGP had urged the Force Intelligence Bureau (FIB) to work hand in hand with residents in order to ward off adversaries.

He went on to say that the force is doing everything possible to bring the criminals to their kneels.

”We are not leaving any stone unturned to fortify the Federal Capital Territory and its environs.

”The IGP has ordered for additional deployment of assets to Strategic areas of the FCT while the Force Intelligence Bureau has been charged on robust Intelligence gathering and information sharing amongst other agencies.

”All residents of the FCT are urged to synergise and be on the same page with the Police and other security agencies in making sure that we forestall any ugly incidences in and around the FCT,” the statement read.

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