The police yesterday raised alert level and beefed up security across the nation ahead of Christmas to forestall terror attacks and other criminal activities. This is as 146 terror suspects were apprehended in several dark spots across the Federal Capital Territory following intelligence that Boko Haram, whose members reportedly flooded Abuja on bombing mission over the weekend.
The Presidency has ordered the deployment of more bomb-tracking vehicles to the entry and exit routes of the federal capital territory to forestall any terror attack within the FCT.
Online reports has it that, Nyanya-Mararaba route, the Abaji-Kwali route, the Suleija route and the airport route, are places where four of the anti-bomb equipment were deployed with five anti-bomb tracking and detecting equipment.
The police have also discovered new routes like Madallah, Bwari, Zuba, Nyanya and Suleija among others leading to the northern parts of the country from Abuja, and are making plans to have these new routes manned with anti-bomb personnel and equipment.