This was disclosed by Brigadier General Rabe Abubakar the acting Director Defence Information Headquarters, Abuja, on Tuesday, he warned members of the communities in the northeastern part of the country to be cautious of the newly adopted tricks introduce by Boko Haram sect, which is to disguise themselves as menial workers in other to launch attack.
However, Brig.-Gen. Rabe Abubakar, said the same trick was employed in the recent attacks on a market in Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State, and the Monday Market in Maiduguri, Borno State. These attacks led to the lost of lives of 59 people in the two markets.
“Available information indicates that some fleeing Boko Haram terrorists are now disguising as menial workers to melt into communities and towns with a view to organising terrorists attack against our citizens. The unfortunate recent incidents in Madagali and Maiduguri are instructive. The DHQ advises citizens to be on the alert and be wary of these tricks of the terrorists who are hellbent on remaining relevant.” He said.
On a similar note, the National Security Adviser, Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno at a deliberation on developing a Comprehensive Approach to prosecuting and rehabilitating former members of the Boko Haram Sect. said Nigeria is determined to win the fight against terrorism through its national values, which include respect for Human Rights as stated in Chapter 4 of the 1999 Constitution of Nigeria and relevant International Human Rights Conventions.