Fear grips Abuja residents over security challenges

May 2, 2021
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Resident of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja has been gripped in palpable fear over the recent alarm raised by the Niger State Governor, Sani Bello that terrorist group have hoiseted their flag in communities close to the nation’s capital.

The Governor while addressing Journalist had stated that the these group had take over a number of Local Government Area in the state including Kaure which is just a few kilometres away from FCT.

According to the governor, Boko Haram insurgents had settled in the state the by converting communities to their homes as done in Sambisa Forest of Borno State since 2014.

“I am confirming that there are Boko Haram elements here in Niger State, here in Kaure. I am confirming that they have hoisted their flags here.

“Their wives have been seized from them and forcefully attached to Boko Haram members.

“I just heard that they have placed their flags at Kaure, meaning they have taken over the territory.”

”This is what I have been engaging the federal government on, unfortunately, it has now got to this level. If care is not taken, even Abuja is not safe.

“We have been saying this for long. All our efforts have been in vain. I hope the time has come for a more coordinated military activity to take place”.

Recall that owning to this, the house had resolved to meet with President Buhari to find lasting solutions to the country’s worsening security challenges.

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