Metro Female Suicide Bombers, our New Challenge –Military -Daily Independent



The resort to the use of female suicide bombers by the deadly terrorist group, Boko Haram, has become additional source of worry to the Nigerian Military, which says it brings another dimension to the insurgency rocking parts of the country.

Director, Army Information, Brigadier General Olajide Olaleye, who was reacting to an attempt by a hijab-wearing female suicide tried to attack a military barracks in Gombe killing herself and the officer that conducted the search about one week ago, told Sunday Independent that the trend was capable of depriving women their place of respect both religiously and ethnically since according to him, they would now be searched thoroughly before accessing any public place to know their motive.

“The emergence of female suicide bombers poses serious challenge to the ongoing war on terrorism because by our custom and religion, we don’t normally search women. This is because women were taken to be beyond crime but now they have to undergo serious search and scrutiny,” he said.

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