Monday, September 19, 2011

Oil facilities threatened •As suspected Boko Haram members arrive in Warri

19 September 2011’

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Written by Lasisi Olagunju, Sylvester Idowu, Wale Akintunde, Sabiu Muhammed, Bello Gusau and Okey Muogbo

THERE are fears over likely attacks on oil installations in Warri, Warri Local Government Area of Delta State, as security agents were, on Sunday, put on red alert, following a report on the arrival of three vehicles loaded with suspected Boko Haram  members.

Nigerian Tribune gathered that the vehicles that brought the suspected sect members arrived in Warri at about 4.00 a.m.

Warri houses major oil installations from which the country derives the largest percentage of its revenue.

Sources disclosed that undercover security agents were informed about the development by an informant leading to a frantic security search for the suspected Boko Haram members.

“We got a signal that three vehicles brought in some suspected Boko Haram sect members into Warri early today (Sunday). We have cordoned the areas we suspect they might take up residence.

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