- A fake worshipper at Winners Chapel in Kaduna who turned out to be a bomber was arrested by police on Sunday, February 2
- The suspect was about detonating an explosive device when he was apprehended after being monitored and exposed by a CCTV in the church
- Eyewitnesses claim that this was not the first time the suspect was at the premises
What could have turned out as a large-scale tragedy was on Sunday, February 2, avert after a bomber said to be at a Winners Chapel building in Kaduna was discovered and arrested by policemen.
Eyewitnesses at the church revealed that the suspect, whose identity is yet to be made known, was with Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in one of the toilets when he was detected by CCTV and exposed.
It was also disclosed that this is not the first time the suspect is coming to the pretence in the guise of being a member of the parish.
This incident was confirmed by the chief security officer of the parish, Ekpenyong Edet, The News Nigeria reports.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that Nigeria's National Security Adviser (NSA), Babagana Monguno, on Wednesday, January 30, said that contrary to call for the sack of service chiefs, their fate was not discussed at the security meeting which took place at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Monguno said while speaking with State House correspondents on Thursday, January 30, said the resolution reached by the lawmakers of the National Assembly on the sack of the service chiefs who had overstayed their approved 35-years of service was not discussed.
He said the security meeting was basically focused on a review of the country's current security situation.
Monguno said: “The issue of the National Assembly resolution did not come up at the meeting. The meeting basically made an appraisal of the current security situation in the country and took a look at the possibilities, the opportunities available to government in addressing most of the recent challenges."
He also said that at the meeting the heads of security institutions agreed that there is a need for collaboration between all government agencies and the Nigerian populace in the fight to curb insecurity in the country.
“There is a need for both parties, governmental agencies on one hand and the larger society to collaborate more vigorously. There is a need for us to deal with these problems in a comprehensive manner," he said.
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