The acting Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, has alerted the commissioners of police in the Federal Capital Territory and Plateau State over planned attacks by dreaded Boko Haram members.
The IGP issued the alert in a circular dated May 19, 2021 and addressed to the two commissioners of police.
He said intelligence report revealed that terrorists are planning to attack Abuja and Jos.
Baba directed the commissioners of police to beef up security around government facilities in the proposed states.
The circular read, “Intelligence report at the disposal of the Inspector-General of Police has uncovered plans by Boko Haram terrorists to attack major cities in the country, particularly in Jos, Plateau and the FCT, Abuja.
“The proposed attacks would be coordinated by the duo of Muhammad Sani, a Boko Haram commander, domiciled in Sambisa Forest and his deputy, Suleiman, hibernating around Lawan Musa Zango, Gashua, Yobe State.
“In light of the above, it is the directive of the Inspector-General of Police that you review your security architecture across all critical government infrastructures and police facilities in your jurisdiction with a view to checkmating the dastardly plans of this marauding terrorists.
“Accept the assurances of my warmest regards, please.”