The Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS has raised an alarm over conspiracies by foreign terrorists to attack The Federal Capital Territory, FCT Abuja.
Following the alarm, contained in a leaked internal memo dated December 23, 2021, which said the attack is to take place between December 17 and 31, however intense fear has gripped residents of Abuja.
Comptroller of Immigration Service, Edirin Okoto issued the memo on behalf of the Acting Comptroller General of Immigration, Idris Jere to the Controllers of the Service in all the land, air and sea borders and the sector commanders of the border patrol corps.
It added that the foreigners who are planning to enter Nigeria from Mali through the Niger Republic, have four accomplices who are already in the country. The memo also ordered personnel at the borders to intensify alert levels, emplace necessary countermeasures at all entry/exit points, air, land, sea/marine.
Spokesman of the Service Amos Okpu, confirmed the authenticity of the memo, but expressed the regrets that it was leaked. He however called on citizens and Abuja residents to go about their normal activities as personnel at the borders were capable of doing their job.