7 September 2011
The Department of State Security (SSS) disclosed yesterday that it has uncovered the building where the Boko Haram cell operating in the Suleija/Abuja axis manufactured and assembled their bombs, noting that the improvised explosive devices were assembled at a non-descript building located at a popular area known as Chechnya, Hayin-Uku village in Tafa LGA, Niger State.
Also National Security Adviser, Gen. Andrew Owoye Azazi said yesterday that the nation
's security outfits were caught unawares by the new dimension introduced by Boko Haram sect, declaring that terrorism has come to stay.
In a statement issued in
Abuja yesterday, the SSS further disclosed that five Boko Haram suspects including an Ibo indigene from Imo State who converted to Islam; a Nigerien, and the main supplier of the explosive materials used for their bombing operations, a miner from , have been arrested. Nasarawa State