By Shola Abayomi.
The management of the National Assembly has cried out over fears of an ‘imminent’ attack by Boko Haram terrorists.
According to a top NASS official, who was quoted by Daily Trust, “dangerous intelligence report” reveals that the insurgents were hatching a plan to launch an attack on the Complex.
The source further disclosed that some “suspicious-looking persons” have been found lurking around the premises of the National Assembly in recent times.
He added that when confronted, the strange persons often claimed to be constituents of lawmakers.
The Director, Public Affairs, National Assembly Complex, Mr Yahaya Dan-Zaria, has however, assured that steps were being taken to forestall any attack on the parliament.
It was learnt that a security subcommittee set up by the Clerk to the National Assembly, Mohammed Ataba Sani Omolori, had in its recommendations, posited that “an arms bearing elite force be established for the National Assembly.”