The Department of State Services has raised alarm over fears that some female suicide bombers are planning to carry out bombing attacks in Nigeria while dressed in Catholic Reverend Sisters attire.
According to a press statement signed by the Deputy Director Public Relations of the DSS Marilyn Ogar, some unidentified persons stormed a local tailoring store in Odutola street in the Sabongari area in Kano state on Wednesday August 20th and stole 13 pieces of Catholic Reverend sisters attire.
The DSS says with the recent increase in female suicide bombings, the stealing of the attires calls for great concern. The DSS called on all Nigerians to be extra vigilant and observant of anyone wearing such regalia. Find the press statement after the cut…
On 20th August, 2014, about 0400 hours, some unidentified persons broke into a tailoring shop located at No.55 Odutola Street, Sabon Gari, Kano, and stole about thirteen (13) pieces of Catholic Church Reverend Sisters’ regalia. With the recent trend of female suicide bombings in the country, the theft of these regalia heightens concerns about the possibility of terrorist elements using same to perpetrate acts of terror.
2. Consequently, this Service wishes to draw the attention of the public to this development and to call on all citizens to be more circumspect and exercise greater vigilance with users of such peculiar attires. We therefore enjoin all to continue to cooperate with law enforcement agencies through the provision of useful information on suspicious activities within their immediate environment. This Service will continue to collaborate with all stakeholders as we strive to keep our country safe.
Marilyn OGAR, msi
Deputy Director, Public Relations
Department of State Services
22nd August, 2014