We don’t abduct Nigerians — DSS

Written by on September 1, 2022

The Department of State Services (DSS) said its operatives do not engage in abduction of Nigerians as falsely claimed in a publication by an online medium.

A statement by Dr Peter Afunanya, the Public Relations Officer of the DSS in Abuja, said the service only carry its activities within the confines of the law.

He said the online medium had quoted Amnesty International as stating that the DSS abducts innocent Nigerians under President Muhammadu Buhari regime.

Afunanya dismissed the report as false, and an attempt to deliberately tarnish the image of the Service.


According to him, the DSS is law abiding and committed to the protection of citizens and sensitive government installations.

He assured that the service would continue to discharge its mandate of intelligence collection and timely dissemination of same to relevant action agencies and stakeholders.

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