Posted on Mon 24 Aug 2020, 11:11 AM

The Department of State Security (DSS) has said that its patrol team was attacked and two operatives were killed at Emene, Enugu State by members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

DSS spokesman, Peter Afunany disclosed this in a statement on Sunday.

According to Afunany, " the Service hereby condoles with families of the departed officers and also prays for the repose of their souls.

Recall that the group, which have beencalling for the secession of the South-East region from Nigeria, has been proscribed by the Federal Government.

Read The Full Statement By The DSS Below:

UNPROVOKED VIOLENT ATTACK ON DSS PATROL TEAM IN ENUGU

The DSS wishes to inform the public that its patrol team was, today, 23rd August, 2020, attacked in Emene, Enugu State by members of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

The Service lost two personnel in what was clearly an unprovoked violent attack launched by IPOB on the team.

The Service hereby condoles with families of the departed officers and also prays for the repose of their souls.

However, all measures have been put in place to ensure that their killers and everyone involved in this dastardly act are promptly apprehended and brought to justice. Consequently, a full scale investigation will be carried out with regard to the incident.

Once again, the Service reaffirms its commitment to assiduously work with other security agencies to maintain public safety and order. It, therefore urges law abiding citizens and residents to go about their normal businesses without fear.

 

 

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