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Gov Sule Raises Alarm Over Regrouping Of Boko Haram Members In Nasarawa



Gov Sule Raises Alarm Over Regrouping Of Boko Haram Members In Nasarawa

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has raised the alarm over the regrouping of Boko Haram members in three local government areas of the state.

Speaking during an expanded Security Council meeting at the Government House, Lafia, on Monday, the governor asked the federal government to come to the aid of the state government.

The governor revealed that Boko Haram members are regrouping in Wamba, Nasarawa, and Karu Local Government Areas.

He said: "One of the reasons for calling the meeting is because of the security concerns around the country and indeed around the State.

"From what we have seen so far, there are renewed activities of these dislodged bandits.

"Unfortunately, a lot of them are members of Daru Salem that have turned into Boko Haram. They have actually re-grouped in places like Bakono, Kabusu, Pander, Danbata and Gidan Rice in Nasarawa, Wamba and Karu LGAs."

Meanwhile, a young policewoman in Nigeria is accused of trafficking young children from Akwa Ibom state to Lagos state, according to information reported by Sahara Reporters.

Reports indicate that the police officer known as Gloria, who is part of the Police Federal Highway Patrol Team, Badagry, an anti-trafficking police unit, is involved in the trafficking of children from one state to another.

Sources quoted by Sahara Reporters suggest that the policewoman boasts of being able to get out of any accusation by using her influence.

"Inspector Gloria is a police officer who stays in Idimu mobile police barracks. She trafficks children from Akwa Ibom to Lagos to be used as housemaids." said a police officer and journalist quoted by Sahara Reporter and who requested anonymity.

"One of the teenagers she brought who is 13 years old is presently going through hell and if the human rights advocates don't wade into the matter now, she may die." the said. source.

Continuing his testimony, the whistleblower on the situation of these children, also indicates that "This officer has always boasted that if anything happens to the girls she maltreats, or even if they die, she will cover up the case with her influence."

"This particular 13-year-old girl, identified as Blessing, sleeps outside in the barracks. Inspector Gloria does not feed her, she tortures the girl. This girl doesn't go to school." The officer also reveals that some of Inspector Gloria's victims are used as prostitutes.

Source: Naija News

Ige Olugbenga is a fine-grained journalist. He loves the smell of a good lead and has a penchant for finding out something nobody else knows. Gbenga is an alumnus of the prestigious Adekunle Ajasin University, Ondo State and The Polytechnic, Ibadan.