DSS confirms US’ security advisory, asks Nigerians to remain calm, vigilant

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BY FOLASHADE KEHINDE

Uba Group

THE Department of State Services has called for calm over the security advisory issued by the United States Embassy in Abuja.

The DSS, however, noted that it had issued similar warnings in the past.

In a statement signed by its Public Relations Officer, National Headquarters, Peter Afunanya, the DSS enjoined everyone to remain alert and assist security agencies with useful information regarding threats and suspicious criminal acts around them.

“The Department of State Services (DSS) has received several enquiries relating to the security advisory issued by the US Embassy in Abuja, today, 23/10/22. The public may recall that the Service had variously issued similar warnings in the past.

“While advising that necessary precautions are taken by all and sundry, the populace is enjoined to remain alert and assist security agencies with useful information regarding threats and suspicious criminal acts around them.enjoined to remain alert and assist security agencies with useful information regarding threats and suspicious criminal acts around them.

“Meanwhile, the Service calls for calm as it works with other law enforcement agencies and stakeholders to maintain peace and order in and beyond Abuja,” the statement read.