The United States consulate has issued a warning to Nigerians before Eid-al-Fitr Holidays.
The warning was also shared by Jon Gambrell, a journalist with Associated Press through his official Twitter account.
The consulate warns over attack on Lagos hotels by the terrorists. The statement reads: “Security Message for U.S. Citizens Lagos Area Hotels During Eid-al-Fitr Holidays (July 5, 2016)
“The U.S. Mission in Nigeria advises that groups associated with terrorist activity might be planning attacks against hotels in Lagos frequented by international visitors, including those located on waterfronts, during the Eid-al-Fitr holidays (5 and 6 July 2016).
“The U.S. Mission in Nigeria reminds you to review your personal security plans, remain aware of your surroundings, including local events, and monitor local news stations for updates. Be vigilant and take appropriate steps to enhance your personal security.”
As the annual Ramadan fast is coming to an end three explosions by suspected suicide bombers have happened in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Meanwhile, Sultan of Sokoto has declares Wednesday, July 6 as Eid-el-Fitr day in Nigeria.