DSS Warns Nigerians About Plans By Disgruntled Elements To Embark On Protests


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The Department of State Services (DSS) claimed to have discovered preparations by some politicians to organise violent protests involving, among others, student leaders and religious organisations around the nation.

The protest, according to the service, was intended to criticise the Federal Government and security organisations over what it called socio-economic issues.

The service’s spokesperson, Peter Afunanya, said in a statement on Monday that intelligence reports at their disposal revealed.

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Afunanya claimed that individuals organising the protests had been found and that they were being watched.

It read, “The Department of State Services hereby informs the public that it has uncovered plans by some elements in parts of the country to stage violent protests in order to discredit the Federal Government and security agencies over sundry socio-economic matters.

“Intelligence reports have indicated that the plotters include certain politicians who are desperately mobilising unsuspecting student leaders, ethnic-based associations, youth, and disgruntled groups for the planned action. Meanwhile, the Service has identified the ring leaders of the plot as well as sustained monitoring around them in order to deter them from plunging the country into anarchy.”

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