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General News of Wednesday, 27 July 2022

Source: www.mynigeria.com

Leaked report reveals list of states terrorists are planning to attack after assembling weapons

President Buhari recently met with security heads as the security crisis worsens in the country President Buhari recently met with security heads as the security crisis worsens in the country

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has raised the alarm over a planned attack on Katsina, Lagos, and Federal Capital Territory (FCT), among others, by terrorists.

According to a publication by The Punch, which cited a leaked report as its source, stated the NSCDC said Boko Haram and Islamic State for West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists, from the intelligence it gathered, have mapped out a plan to attack some states in the country.

The report mentioned that the terrorists hae mobilised their fighters and had equipped themselves with dangerous weapons like Anti-aircraft guns, general purpose machine guns, among others, in preparation for the attack.

It was said that the leaked report, dated Monday, July 25, and signed by the Deputy Commandant General Controller in charge of Operations, DD Mungadi, was addressed to all commands of the security agency.

Adding that all commanders to put up measures to avert the attacks, also to scale up deployment in all strategic places including Schools, Worship Centres, and Critical National Assets in your respective states.

The report reads:

“We have received credible intelligence that Boko-Haram and the ISWAP terrorist groups have mobilised fighters and high calibre weapons particularly Rocket-propelled Grenade launchers, Anti-Aircraft guns, and General Purpose Machine Guns which they intend to deploy for the offensive in Katsina State.”

“In another development, two separate bandits groups are plotting coordinated attacks on North-West, North Central and South West (Katsina, Zamfara, Kaduna, Kogi, FCT and Lagos respectively).

“Consequently, the Commandant General has directed you to scale up deployment in all strategic places including Schools, Worship Centres, and Critical National Assets in your respective states, to checkmate any possible threats by these criminal elements. Please treat as urgent,” the report added.

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