Watch out for bombers in Catholic Sisters’ regalia- DSS

By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Aug 23rd, 2014
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The Department of State Security (DSS) has called on members of the public to be on the look out for female suicide bombers they may disguise in the traditional Catholic Sisters’ regalia to bomb some unsuspecting targets.

A statement on Saturday signed by the spokesman of the DSS, Ms. Marilyn Ogar said some unidentified persons broke into a tailoring shop located at No. 55, Odutola Street, Sabon Gari, Kano.

According to the DSS, the invaders stole 13 pieces of the regalia from the shop and had since disappeared.

“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.

“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,” the statement added.

In a related development, the police authorities have opened investigation into alleged attempt on the life of the Commandant General of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Mr. Ade Abolurin.

A statement yesterday by the Force Public Relations Officer, Emmanuel Ojukwu said outcome of the investigation would be made public in due course.

The NSCDC, had raised the alarm, accusing an unnamed Police Inspector of attempting to open fire on the Commandant General of the NSCDC, Mr. Ade Abolurin.

An earlier statement by the spokesman of the NSCDC, Mr. Emmanuel Okeh had added that the said Police Inspector also threatened the lives of over 200 persons that were with the NSCDC boss at the time.

Okeh described those with the NSCDC boss to be committee members made up of representatives of the Army, EFCC, ICPC and office of the Attorney-General of the Federation.

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