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DHQ Warns About Terror Attack During Ramadan

Defence Headquarters, Abuja
Defence Headquarters, Abuja

The Defence Headquarters has warned of possible Boko Haram attacks during the Ramadan which is expected to begin on Monday.

A statement by Rabe Abubakar, Defence spokesman, said terrorists planned to use the Ramadan periods which usually attracts gathering of large number of persons during morning and evening worships and prayers to carryout large scale bombings.

The statement advice the general public to be watchful of strange persons and objects in their localities particularly, around places of worships and to promptly report same to security agencies

It is further to advice that adequate security and surveillance be evolved by respective places of worship to forestall any unwholesome acts by some unscrupulous elements.

“The DHQ wishes to reassure law abiding citizens to go about their normal businesses while efforts are being made to eliminate the remnants of the terrorists from their hideouts as well as addressing other security challenges in the country,” Abubakar stated.