The military and other security agencies have beefed up surveillance around critical infrastructures in Lagos.
This move, it was learnt was as a result of the infiltration of some Boko Haram commanders and elements into Lagos and other southern states.
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military in the Northeast theatre zone, many of the fleeing terrorists, according to security agencies have infiltrated the southern parts of the country where they are said to be regrouping.
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai hinted on the infiltration at the weekend in Lagos, while addressing troops of the Nine Brigade.
He called on his personnel to collaborate with other security agencies, whom he disclosed have already arrested a handful of the terrorists.
According to a security source explained that security has been beefed up around the ports to forestall an attack. He said all vehicles going in and out of the various ports, as well as other critical government infrastructures are being thoroughly searched because Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) could be hidden in anyone.
The source stated that even tankers and trailers entering the Apapa and Tin Can ports are being thoroughly searched because the military does not want unpleasant surprises.
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