The Department of State Service (DSS), said it had disrupted a spying network mounted by the Boko Haram terrorists at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.
This, it added, was the result of the arrest of a suspected Boko Haram terrorist,14-year old Sulaiymon Abdulraman from Kogi.
This information is conveyed in a statement issued by an operative of the service, Mr Tony Opuiyo, in Abuja on Saturday.
The statement said the arrest was the result of collaboration with the aviation security of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.
“The Service, in liaison with aviation security of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, disrupted a spying network mounted by the Boko Haram terrorists on Aug. 24.
“The suspect has confessed that he infiltrated the airport with the assistance of one Dauda Sadiq who is presently at large.
“Abdulraman said Dauda directed him to spy on installations at the airport and pass the information to him.’’
It said the Service was working closely with major aviation stakeholders, especially the aviation security, to forestall any possible attack and to ensure adequate security at airports.
“This is aside other measures which have been put in place to ensure protection of lives and property across the country”, it said.
The statement urged members of the public to remain vigilant and patriotic by being security-conscious at all times.
It urged the public to report all cases and persons of suspicious character to the nearest security agency.
“The public is further enjoined to assist with information that could be useful in stamping out insecurity”,it added.