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.”
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.”
“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)”