The Department of State Services (DSS) says it has disrupted a spying network said to have been mounted by Boko Haram terrorists at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja, Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory, ChannelsTV reported.
A 14-year-old boy, Sulaiymon Abdulraman was apprehended with the help of the aviation security officials at the airport. On interrogation , Abdulraman said he and others, recruited by the terrorist group infiltrated the airport with the assistance of Dauda Sadiq who is at large.
The suspect further revealed that Sadiq directed him to spy on the installation and pass to him information in respect of travelers’ movement including passenger screening, boarding procedures and other processes in the departure and arrival halls.
The DSS said its officers are working closely with major aviation stakeholders especially the aviation security department to forestall any possible attack and to ensure adequate security at the airports.
Members of the public have been asked to remain vigilant and report all issues and persons of suspicion to the nearest security agency.