Osinbajo Says Boko Haram Is Planning To Bomb His House

Boko Haram

Vice President Yemi Osibanjo has raised the alarm that Boko Haram members were planning to bomb his house.

Osinbajo made the disclosure at the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting with governors at the presidential villa in Abuja on Thursday. However, he did not mention which of his residences was under threat, reports Vanguard.

A communique issued at the end of the meeting and made available to newsmen read: “The Vice President regretted that the insurgency has affected the economic life of the north east and the country as a whole.

“He called for the council to speak as a team to put pressure on the Service Chiefs to increase their effort in fighting insurgency.

“There should be increase in sensitization and education channels like radio, television.

“The Vice President also disclosed that security report has it that scavengers are now being prepared by insurgents to dump refuse laden with bombs in the house of the Vice President.”

According to the communique, “Governors of Yobe, Borno, Taraba, kaduna, Gombe, Plateau and Bauchi took turns to inform the Council of security concerns in those regions”, while “Governors of Yobe and Borno raised the alarm of five local government areas of the two States still being in possession of the insurgents”.

The governors called for increase in military deployment and provision of sophisticated military equipment in those areas, insisting that “insurgents were still hiding in the Sambisa forest”.