The United States embassy in Nigeria has identified strategic places in Abuja, the nation’s capital that terrorists are planning to hit soon.
This was contained in a security alert issued on Sunday to its citizens in Nigeria.
The embassy warned Americans in Abuja to avoid all non-essential travel or movement, stay alert and avoid crowds.
The statement read “There is an elevated risk of terror attacks in Nigeria, specifically in Abuja. Targets may include, but are not limited to, government buildings, places of worship, schools, markets, shopping malls, hotels, bars, restaurants, athletic gatherings, transport terminals, law enforcement facilities, and international organizations.
“The U.S. Embassy will offer reduced services until further notice. Actions to Take: Avoid all non-essential travel or movement. Stay alert. Avoid crowds.
“Review your personal security plans and keep your cell phone charged in case of emergency. Carry proper identification.”