The Adamawa State Police Command has alerted school proprietors over plans by some members of Boko Haram to initiate secondary and primary school students into its fold.
Disclosing this yesterday in a statement, the command’s spokesperson, DSP Othman Abubakar, warned proprietors of secondary schools to beware of those it described as “unscrupulous individuals who visit schools under the guise of philanthropic gesture to initiate students and pupils as Boko Haram members.”
The statement said, “The Adamawa State Police Command wishes to inform members of the public, that some unscrupulous individuals visit schools under the guise of philanthropists distributing items such as sweets, Date palm (Dabino),s ugarcane, coconut to students/pupils.
“They did this with a view to initiate them into cultism and Boko Haram activities,” the statement said. The command warned principals, proprietors, securities in schools and parents, to caution their children and wards to report with immediate effect, any suspicious person to security agents in the state.”