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SSS Uncovers Plot to Attack IBB, Sultan Dasuki, Cracks Lagos terrorist Cell

SSS Uncovers  Plot to Attack  IBB, Sultan Dasuki, Cracks Lagos terrorist  Cell

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Nigeria’s State Security Service,SSS said today that it has uncovered a terrorist plot to attack two prominent Nigerians.The targets of the  plot include Former President Ibrahim Babangida and former Sultan of Sokoto, Ibrahim Dasuki.

Marilyn Ogar,deputy  director,public relations made this revelation  in Abuja  as she briefed  newsmen.The SSS spokesperson  said  that the principal suspect ,Abdullahi Mustapha Berende confessed among others “that  he was tasked to provide names of prominent Nigerians who if attacked could unsettle the West .That he gave the following names as targets to his Iranian handlers(a)Ibrahim Babangida,former President ,(b) Ibrahim Dasuki,former Sultan od Sokoto.”

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The SSS revealed that on  the heels of measures taken check the wave of terrorism, and based on painstaking investigations which lasted for six months,”the service arrested one Abdullahi Mustapha BERENDE,an indigene of Ilorin ,Kwara state on 17th December ,2012 for his active involvement in espionage and terrorist activities”

“Berende , a fifty (50)year old local leader of the Shiite sect in Ilorin was observed to have made several suspicious trips to and from Iran where he  interacted with some Iranian elements known to operate a high profile international terrorist network.”

Among other things ,Berende confessed  according to the SSS “that he was tasked to establish a terrorist cell in the South –Western part  of Nigeria  with particular emphasis on Lagos.”

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“That  in his bid to establish the network, he recruited the following  lieutenants(a)Suleiman Olayinka Saka(arrested);(b)Saheed Aderemi Adewumi (arrested) and Bunyamin Yusuf (at large)”

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