Police investigate claims of Boko Haram sleeper cells in Lagos

Lagos police command has announced that it will be investigating claims of Boko Haram sleeper cells in the state. 

 

The state commissioner of police, Hakeem Odumosu who confirmed that there is intelligence report to the effect that fleeing Boko Haram suspects were hiding in sleeper cells located across the state, added that there is a joint security effort to ascertain if its true. 

 

Odumosu said; 

 

“Yes, there is an intelligence report to that effect. We are not foreclosing it and cannot confirm it either. What I can tell you now is that security agencies are currently investigating it.

“There is a joint security effort to ensure that if true, wherever they are located in the state, they are fished out and the suspects apprehended. So, Lagosians should not panic because all the security agencies in the state are collaborating to ensure that peace and security are maintained.”