The Department of State Services (DSS), has advised the public to be vigilant in crowded environment, especially when travelling as
insurgents have resorted to attacking hapless civilians and soft
The advice is contained in a statement issued by Marilyn Ogar, the spokesperson of the service on Friday.
statement also advised commuters to desist from boarding unmarked
vehicles along the road and only use designated motor parks.
said the insurgents were in disarray following sustained offensive
against them by troops in the North-East and they had resorted to vent
their anger on civilians.
The statement added that the sustained
attacks also accounted for the spate of attacks recorded recently in
Yobe, Kano, Borno and Plateau states with intent of distracting security
“We also reiterate our call on motor park managers to
ensure proper screening of vehicles, persons and luggage entering their
“They should also look out for new faces, who show up as drivers and conductors.
“Similarly, we want to encourage residents of recaptured towns and communities to return to their homes,” it said.
statement called on people relocating from one part of the country to
the other because of the forthcoming elections to desist from doing so.
“Adequate steps have been taken by security forces to guarantee security of lives and property,” it said.
urged those with useful information of “untoward activities in their
localities” to forward same to security agencies, adding that the
security agencies were determined to end the activities of the
Source: PM News