Following the recent attack by a suicide bomber who tries to plant a bomb in a Winners Chapel Church in Kaduna, the State Police Command has advised all schools, worship centres, markets, motor parks and other public places to resume checks on luggage at their entrance points.
9jatoday recalls that a suspected suicide bomber, Nathaniel Samuel, was arrested on Sunday with some explosive items at a Living Faith Church located in Sabon Tasha, Kaduna.
Nathaniel was intercepted while the Church service was in session with some suspected Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) contained in a bag at his hand.
The Command Public Relations Officer, DSP Yakubu Sabo, who made the announcement in a press statement, said the measure was necessary to prevent a further security breach.
He said, “the Commissioner of Police, Umar Muri had directed all police officers to intensify surveillance and to liaise with stakeholders within their respective jurisdictions to ensure collective vigilance.”
Sabo, however, assured the people of adequate security, through proactive measures adopted by the Command recently.
Meanwhile, 9jatoday had reported earlier that some unknown gunmen suspected to be bandits has abducted a Muslim Cleric and others in Niger State.
The reported which was monitored by 9jatoday on The Nation reveals that unidentified gunmen stormed a few communities in Borgu local government area of Niger state, and abducted an Islamic Cleric who serves in the Emir of Borgu Palace Mosque, alongside 19 others.
It was reported that the bandits had stormed the community with guns, and other deadly weapons, and engaged in a horror operation that reportedly lasted for hours, leaving one dead while others suffers injuries.