The Department of State Services (DSS) says its has uncovered plans by some persons and groups desirous of taking advantage of latest developments in parts of the country to destabilize it.
The service disclosed this in a statement signed by Peter Afunanya, Ph.D Public Relations Officer, Department of State Services in Abuja on Monday.
The service said some prominent personalities had resorted to divisive acts capable of pitting individuals and groups against one another.
“Some prominent personalities and socio-cultural groups have resorted to divisive acts through inciting statements aimed at pitting individuals, groups and ethnic nationalities against another. The Service is, without doubt, aware of these plans and their sponsors.”
The DSS warned that it will no longer tolerate the orchestrations by subversive and unscrupulous elements to cause a breakdown of law and order in the country.
The service assured Nigerians that it will continue to work assiduously with relevant authorities and sister security and law enforcement agencies to ensure that the sinister objective is not achieved.
The Service reiterated its commitment to the internal security of Nigeria and will, within the confines of the law, decisively deal with planners of the mayhem while urging Nigerians to avail the Service and related agencies with useful information about the activities of criminals and groups intent on instigating violence in the country.
The DSS urged law abiding citizens to go about their normal businesses and disregard the antics of agents of destabilization.