ECOWAS Points Intelligence Report, warn Staffs in Abuja to remain Indoors after work The Financial Neighborhood of West African States (ECOW…
ECOWAS Points Intelligence Report, warn Staffs in
Abuja to remain Indoors after work
The Financial Neighborhood of West African States (ECOWAS) has
issued a safety alert to its workers, urging them to be cautious and keep away from
engagements that may require them to be open air after work hours.
The safety alert seen by Peoples Gazette is dated July 27
and is titled, “Pressing Safety advisory.”
“Intelligence reviews warn of plans by undesirable components
to infiltrate numerous components of the nation, significantly state capitals,
together with the Federal Capital Territory, with the view to perpetrate crimes
similar to abductions and kidnappings for ransom, or as technique of getting recruits
for terrorist actions,” the round stated.
The alert follows a number of safety breaches round
Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory.
Final evening, Nigerian troopers and armed bandits engaged in gunfire close to Abuja.
Witnesses instructed Peoples Gazette that the armed insurgents
have been on an japanese advance into Abuja when Nigerian troopers intercepted them
at joint safety forces barricades near Zuma Rock.
This assault comes three days after a few dozen troopers
have been killed by bandits in Bwari, one other suburb of the Nigerian capital. Three
elite officers of the Presidential Guards Brigade have been confirmed lifeless after
sustaining life-threatening accidents from an ambush by Boko Haram terrorists on
In the meantime, the Federal Ministry of Training on Monday
directed the closure of all Federal Authorities Schools (FGCs) in Abuja amid
safety threats on the FCT unity schools.
Safety tensions have heightened within the FCT since Boko
Haram insurgents breached the prisons in
Kuje, An Abuja suburb, releasing over 600 hardened criminals, together with
Khalid Al-Barnawi, who masterminded the bombing of UN
Headquarters in Abuja in 2011, and thought to be a priceless asset of the legal
sect was amongst these freed.