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Army raises alert over emergence of Hakika Islamic Sect

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•Operational bases in Adamawa, Nasarawa states

Jude Johnson

The Nigerian military has expressed concern over the emergence of Hakika Islamic Sect with strange doctrines.

This was raised in a letter by the 192 Battalion (main), Headquarters Nigerian Army, Gwoza Borno State informing the Nigerian Immigration Service in the area to monitor that activities of the Sect.

The letter obtained by Global Sentinel and dated July 4, 2018 with file no. 192 BN/G3/240/57 was signed by Lieutenant TG Iortyom for the Acting Commanding Officer, 192 Battalion.

Part of the letter read: “I am directed to connect security report from own high command and to inform you that information received that an Islamic Sect known as “Hakika” under the leadership of one Yahaya Ibrahim has emerged around Ngwurore in Yola South LGA of Adamawa State and Toto LGA of Nasarawa state.

“It was gathered that the group is currently on recruitment drive with series of controversial doctrines from non-adherence to 5 days prayers to non-observance of Ramadan fasting, promotion of fornication and adultery among others.”

“In view of the above, I am directed to request you disseminate this information to your men and monitor the activities of the newly formed Sect in your Area of Responsibility accordingly.”

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