The Department of State Services (DSS) has raised an alarm over plans by terrorists to attack military bases in border towns across the country.
The DSS also alert the Nigeria Customs Service to avert the pending attacks by the insurgents on Ogun border communities and other border towns across the country, noting that the warning is based on intelligence it gathered.
It further advised customs and other security agencies in the country to put counter-measures in place to frustrate the plot by the insurgents.
This is according to a leaked memo dated November 25, 2021 and addressed to the Customs Area Controller, Nigeria Customs Service, Ogun Area Command, Abeokuta.
The leaked document was titled, ‘Plans By Insurgents To Launch Attacks On Military Bases In Various Border Communities.’
“Available intelligence indicates plans by insurgents and criminal elements to carry out simultaneous attacks on military posts and bases in various border communities across the nation anytime from now”.
“In view of the foregoing and the likelihood, such attacks not limited to the military personnel only, all law enforcement and security agencies with operational bases at border communities are advised to take note of the above threat and emplace countermeasures with emphasis on personal security of operatives to frustrate the planned attack, please”, the letter signed by the State Director of Security, Ogun State Command, M.B. Abdullahi, read.