The Department of State Services has warned of a possible planned suicide bombing in Kano after Reverend Sisters’ regalia was stolen from a tailoring shop in the early hours of Wednesday, August 20, 2014.
In a statement released by the DSS deputy director of public relations, Marilyn Ogar, on Saturday, August 23, 2014 she stated that some unidentified persons broke into a tailoring shop located at No.55 Odutola Street, Sabon Gari, Kano, and stole about thirteen (13) pieces of Catholic Church Reverend Sisters’ regalia.
With the recent trend of female suicide bombings in the country, the theft of these regalia heightens concerns about the possibility of terrorist elements using same to perpetrate acts of terror.
Consequently, the DSS wishes to draw the attention of the public to this development and to call on all citizens to be more circumspect and exercise greater vigilance with users of such peculiar attires.
The DSS enjoin all to continue to cooperate with law enforcement agencies through the provision of useful information on suspicious activities within their immediate environment. This Service will continue to collaborate with all stakeholders as we strive to keep our country safe.