Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has disclosed that members of Darul Salam, a splinter Boko Haram group, is regrouping in the state.
He made the disclosure at a security meeting with some stakeholders, including traditional rulers, from the five affected local government areas at Government House, Lafia, on Monday.
According to him, ” Many armed members of Darul Salam, an offshoot of Boko Haram are now regrouping in five out of the 13 local government areas.
“The areas are: Nasarawa, Awe, Doma, Wamba and Karu respectively. This has led to security concerns in the state as it has led to renewed attacks after they were dislodged by security forces recently.”
He said security report has made the administration to be proactive in safeguarding lives and property.
Governor Sule said considering the unfortunate security situations on schools across some states, Nasarawa, has improved security patrol around government girls boarding schools in Wamba, Garaku, Udege and Panda.
The governor said the crisis in some south-west states has worsened the security situation as a result of the influx of unknown people in Awe, Karu, Wamba and Doma Local Government Areas.