By Abimbola Ogunnaike
Ahead of the Eid-El-Kabir celebrations, the Department of State Services (DSS) has raised an alarm, saying that reports indicated plans to attack worship and recreational centres before and during the festivities,thegazellenes.com reports.
This alarm was contained in a statement by the spokesperson for the secret police, Peter Afunanya, made available to media houses on Thurdsday, 22 June, 2023
The DSS also advised operators and patrons of public places including markets and malls to be watchful and report any suspicious movements and persons to the relevant security agencies.
The secret Service said it will continue to partner with sister agencies for necessary proactive drills to frustrate criminals and their activities.
The statement also disclosed that a joint security team comprising the DSS, the Nigerian Army and the Nigeria Police Force carried out operations in Nasarawa and Kogi states, neutralising and apprehending some criminals.
According to Afunanya, the team apprehended Abubakar Muhammad aka Abu Direba, a suspected gunrunner on 19th June, 2023 along the Abuja-Keffi Expressway in the Keffi Local Government Area (LGA) of Nasarawa State.