Saturday, 2 August 2014

Boko Haram Threatens To Attack Akwa Ibom State

The Akwa State Government, Friday , said it had received text messages from the Boko Haram terrorist group threatening to attack public places in the state.
In a statement issued by the state Commissioner for Information and Communications, Mr. Aniekan Umanah,
he said the public places targeted include churches, markets and schools, among others.

Umanah advised members of the public to be security conscious and be extra-vigilant by reporting suspicious
movements to security personnel for immediate action.

He assured residents of their safety, saying government had directed security agencies to step up surveillance to likely attack on the state.