The Department of State Services has warned Nigerians to be vigilant when they see girls wearing ‘Catholic Reverend Sisters’ outfits.
In a statement by its spokesperson, Marilyn Ogar on Saturday, the DSS said there were indications that female suicide bombers might be planning to disguise in catholic nun’s robe.
It explained that, “On 20th August, 2014, about 0400 hours, some unidentified persons broke into a tailoring shop located at No.55 Odutola Street, Sabon Gari, Kano, and stole about 13 pieces of Catholic Church Reverend Sisters’ regalia.
“With the recent trend of female suicide bombings in the country, the theft of these regalia heightens concerns about the possibility of terrorist elements using same to perpetrate acts of terror.
“Consequently, this Service wishes to draw the attention of the public to this development and to call on all citizens to be more circumspect and exercise greater vigilance with users of such peculiar attires.
“We therefore enjoin all to continue to cooperate with law enforcement agencies through the provision of useful information on suspicious activities within their immediate environment.
“This Service will continue to collaborate with all stakeholders as we strive to keep our country safe.”