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FG Repatriates Foreigners Over Terrorism Fears

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82 foreigners  including ?Chadians, Nigerien and Senegalese  were on Thursday repatriated from Jos, the Plateau state capital

This was made known by Mr. Mike Omeri, the Coordinator of the National Information Centre (NIC),  during a security briefing along side with the representatives of security forces, in Abuja

“We wish to inform the media of the recent repatriation from Jos of a number of nationals of Chadian, Nigeriene and Senegalese origins for nefarious activities that could undermine the security of Nigeria.”

He also said that the Nigerian troops have carried out operations successfully against Boko Haram using intelligent information.

“As a result of the ongoing military training and a newly established intelligence sharing mechanism, Nigeria’s military has executed successful military operations from active intelligence on Boko Haram positions and will continue to make these positive gains against the group with new aerial equipment providing wide territorial coverage and increased response capability,” he said.

Omeri said that the government continue to work to ensure an end to the Boko Haram scourge and urged citizens to be of good behaviour and report any suspicious activity.

“The government has also not lost focus on the search and rescue of our nationals who are experiencing the trauma of captivity.

“The safety and security of all Nigerians is the foremost priority of the government and all necessary security measures are being implemented.

“The public is therefore being urged to report any suspicious behaviour of persons to the nearest security office.

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