The Nigeria Police in Borno on Thursday warned the residents of Maiduguri metropolis that Boko Haram insurgents have perfected plans to carry out a series of bomb attacks in the city.

In a statement issued in Maiduguri, Mr Ahmed Bello, the Assistant Commissioner of Police in charge of Administration, said the Boko Haram’s plan is to attack soft targets and crowded areas using Improvised Explosive Device (IEDs) borne vehicles to hit their targets.

“The Borno State Police Command in collaboration with Operation Lafiya Dole’s high command wish to draw the attention of members of the public that information at the disposal of the theatre command reveals that dislodged and rampaging Boko Haram terrorists have concluded arrangements to attack parts of Maiduguri metropolis notably, populated and crowded areas to maximize casualty through the use of vehicles fully primed with IEDs.

While assuring that it has deployed resources to counter and frustrate the plan of the terrorists, Borno state Police command appealed for information on any suspected persons, movement, vehicles, and objects.

 

Sahara Reporters