The Nigerian Army, yesterday arrests eight suspects who were said to be in connection with the foiled Boko Haram attack launched at a university in Lagos State last two weeks.
Confirming the arrests and the transfer of the suspects to the Army Headquarters in Abuja for further investigation, General Officer Commanding (GOC), 81 Division Maj.-Gen. Olu Irefin said the suspects have admitted having ties to the Boko Haram sect.
Also announcing that Operation Crocodile Smile IV has kicked off, Gen. Irefi stated that there is solid security architecture in place as he assurred residents of Ogun and Lagos state of their safety. He said: “We have started on the background. We have gone for simulation with all the security agencies involved in the Exercise.
He continued, “The exercise proper would kick off on November 19. It was supposed to start on November 11 but was shifted because of the NA’s Small Arms Firing Exercise holding between November 11 and 15 at Ibadan.
Furthermore, he assured citizens that there is no cause for alarm and citizens can go about their lawful duties without panic because security agencies are doing a lot to protect them