Defence Headquarters on Monday said it has discovered that Boko Haram
terrorists fleeing from Sambisa Forest now disguise as vigilantes and
hunters in order to evade arrest. Below is the statement issued by the
Director of Defence Information, Bri.-Gen. Rabe Abubakar, in Abuja:
“Following the coordinated military offensive against the remnants of
Boko Haram Terrorists in Sambisa forest, the fleeing terrorists now
disguise as vigilantes or hunters to evade easy detection. The
terrorists, after being smoked out of Sambisa forest, in their
desperation to wreak havoc on innocent Nigerians and to remain relevant,
devised a new tactics of dressing like vigilantes or hunters to deceive
unsuspecting members of the public of their true identity.
The case of Kuda-Kaya village in Madadali community of Adamawa State
where a group of Boko Haram terrorists, dressed like vigilantes, opened
fire on elated people during a ceremony readily come to mind.
The general public is hereby advised to be wary of unsubscribed services
or presence of vigilantes or hunters in their neighbourhood in order
not to ignorantly harbour killer gang in their midst.
Members of the public are also advised to be security conscious, at all
times, and report promptly to security agencies of any suspicious
persons or group of persons in their community or raise alarm, where