Security tightens in Abuja over reported invasion by Bandits


The safety alert phase within the nation's capital Abuja, has been increased to anticipate the reported intended assault's by bandits.

The mission of the suspected bandits is unknown but residents said they are scared and urged the authorities to act speedily.

The Joint Security Team has directed security cover for different parts of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). 

The team, chaired by FCT Police Commissioner, Bala Ciroma, comprises intelligence and paramilitary agencies.

On Wednesday, a social media post said “about 800 Fulani men rode on horses approaching the Bwari Area Council FCT, Abuja.”

A staff member told PRNigeria that the private university had been closed before the news about the sighting of the bandits.

The source said staff and students proceeded on vacation after the last session of the university ended on Monday.

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