Following the recent bombings in the northern part of the country which involved females, the Department of State Security, DSS, has raised the alarm over the stealing of regalia (nun’s habit) belonging to the Catholic Reverend Sisters.
A statement Friday night by Marilyn Ogar, Deputy Director, Public Relations, said: “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 thirteen (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.
The DSS enjoins all citizens to continue to cooperate with law enforcement agencies through the provision of useful information on suspicious activities within their immediate environment.”
It assures that it will continue to collaborate with all stakeholders to strive to keep the country safe.