DSS raises the alarm over insurgents’ plan to attack military bases in border towns

The Department of State Service, DSS, has raised an alarm over a planned attack by Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists on Ogun border communities and other border communities across Nigeria.
Naija News reports that this was made known in a letter dated November 25, 2021, addressed to the Customs Area Controller, Nigeria Customs Service, Ogun Area Command, Abeokuta.

The letter was titled, ‘Plans by Insurgents To Launch Attacks On Military Bases In Various Border Communities,’ and signed by the State Director of Security, Ogun State Command, M.B. Abdullahi.

According to the DSS, the Nigeria Customs Service must be on high alert over the impending attack.

Intelligence made available to the secret police, the insurgents plan to attack military bases in the border towns simultaneously.

The DSS asked military operatives and other security agents to put measures in place to frustrate such attacks.

It read, “Available intelligence indicates plans by insurgents and criminal elements to carry out simultaneous attacks on military posts and bases in various border communities across the nation anytime from now.

“In view of the foregoing and the likelihood such attacks not limited to the military personnel only, all law enforcement and security agencies with operational bases at border communities are advised to take note of the above threat and emplace countermeasures with emphasis on personal security of operatives to frustrate the planned attack, please.”For over a decade, Nigeria has been bedevilled by deadly attacks by terrorist group, Boko Haram, and its splinter faction, the Islamic State’s West Africa Province. Thousands of innocent Nigerians including scores of soldiers have been killed by the militant fighters.

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