Two years ago, it was blood shed all over the North, close to 1,000 people were blown into pieces in Madala Church bombing by the Boko Haram. Some family got wiped out from the surface of the earth. Last year, December 25th, some places in North were bombed too and many lost their lives on the Christmas day.
This year, there has not been any report so far of any ugly incident across the country. Christmas celebrations from across the country has been celebrated without any violence and loss of lives. This was confirmed by Inspector-General of Police in Nigeria, Mr Suleiman Abba.
Speaking to newsmen on Thursday at the Jabi Lake Resort after he patrolled around the FCT, express his happiness for the incident free celebration and he also said that security agencies had been receiving reports of intended attacks by insurgents, but added that the plans had been nip in the bud.
The IG, also confirmed that other agencies involved in law enforcement and security activities have beefed up operations to make sure that people enjoy the festivities and that all this is to make sure that people celebrate with sense of safety in them and he is happy about it.
Abba promised that the police and other security agencies would put in extra hours of duty to make sure that Nigerians celebrate the Christmas and New Year in safety. Could this be a Christmas to remember? The most merry Christmas we’ve ever seen in recent time?