The Adamawa State Police Command, on Thursday, alerted residents of plan by some members of Boko Haram to initiate primary and secondary school students as members of the sect.
A statement signed by the command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Othman Abubakar, warned proprietors of secondary schools to beware of individuals who visit schools under the guise of philanthropic gesture, distributing food items to pupils.
“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), sugarcane, 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.