United Nations Department For Safety And Security Warns Nigeria Of Impending Terror Campaign By Boko Haram
The United Nations Department for Safety and Security (UNDSS) has alerted Nigeria on looming coordinated attacks on the nation’s critical infrastructure.
It also called for the urgent review and implementation of anti-terrorism measures. According to the UNDSS Nigeria, there is now an increased likelihood of terrorist activity, especially the use of Improvised Explosive Devices as well as complex attacks against critical national infrastructure and High and Soft Value Targets throughout the nation
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Its advisory report on Nigeria released by the Chief Security Adviser and DSS Representative to Nigeria, Mr. Robert Marinovic. said Boko Haram was planning to exploit the government’s burden due to COVID-19, to carry out a a series of coordinated simultaneous attacks .
It cited petrol industry installations, banks, governmental facilities, shopping malls, and hotels, as targets. It directed its Security Focal Points (SFPs) to alert security guards and host government security in and around UN compounds to be extra vigilant and advised its personnel to patronise only neighborhood markets and Automated Teller Machines rather than big shopping malls or banks while Security Operations Centres should be informed of all suspicious movements and activities..