In a circular titled “Re: Intelligence on national security”, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) raised an alarm that Boko Haram terrorists have infiltrated the nation’s capital, Abuja.
The memo which is an internal one was signed by H. A. Sabo, the Comptroller of Enforcement at the NCS headquarters.
It stated that the intelligence had reached NCS Comptroller-General, retired Colonel Hameed Ali.
In the circular, Sabo noted that Boko Haram have selected targets within the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
The five locations where the sect’s members are hiding and planning the offensive as listed by the officer are;
“Kunyam Bush along airport road off DIA Staff Quarters-Abuja; Robochi/Gwagwalada Forest; Kwaku forest, Kuje, Abuja; Unaisha forest in Toto Local Government of Nasarawa State and Gegu forest, close to Idu town in Kogi State.
“Consequently, you are to be at alert and security conscious of your environment at all times. Ensure wide circulation please.”
The memo has already been copied to the following:
The Zonal Coordinators; Office of the Customs Area Controllers; Office of all CC Marine commands; Office of CC FOU, A, B, C, and D.
The others are, Office of Coordinators Operation Ex-Swift Response; Office of Coordinators CGC Strike Force; and Office of the CC, Customs Police.