by Omolola Odugbesan
The National confab delegates was on Monday scared out of their wits when it was revealed by one of the delegates Chief Mike Ozoknome that he had received a text message on his phone alerting him of an imminent attack by the Islamic terrorist group, Boko haram that they will carry out an attack that is bigger than the Nyanya attack.
Ozokhome then took the permission of the confab chairman. Justice Idris Kutiji (rtd) to read the message to the house which stated, “News got to us that our enemy is planning something bigger than Nyanya blast between Tuesday and Wednesday, in Abuja. Mind your movement and be careful. The date is still unknown. Please, pass it around to save loved ones.”
Meanwhile, the issue about the safety of delegates had been raised last week Thursday by another delegate, Obi Onoliefo, looking at the National Judicial Institute discovered that there was no security officials watching over them.
He hereafter called on security officials to start watching over the perimeter fence so as to prevent terrorists from getting into the premises and launching an attack.
Some boko haram suspects were said on Monday to have invaded the shani local government area of borno state and launched an attack on the divisional police station, Shops and houses, using petrol bombs and explosive devices.
It was learnt that the terrorists got to shani on motorcycles on Monday at around 2:45pm and bombed the divisional police headquarters.
The terrorists then left the station for the town and shooting sporadically before dashing into the Gwaskara village.
Alhaji Modu Walama, the care taker chairman of the council who has escaped various attacks by assassins in the past, was said to have narrowly escaped being killed by the terrorists but his family house of Walawa in Walama was attacked and one of his sons was killed.
Shani is located in the southern part of Borno state and is about 245 kilometers drive away from Maiduguri and it has a boundary with Adamawa state.
One of the residents who also fled the town during the attack Mallam Aliyu Usman said they got to know about the terrorists lurking around the town 8am, adding that some women have already sighted them on their farmlands but the women were scared away by the terrorist telling them they had a deadly mission to accomplish some areas in Shani.
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