Yuletide: DSS Felicitates With Nigerians, Urges Peace And Unity

The Director General, Management and Staff of the Department of State Services (DSS) has felicitated with the Nigerian people on the occasions of Christmas and the coming New Year celebrations.

The Security Service also urged all and sundry to remain law abiding and peaceful during and after the celebrations. It calls on everyone to be security conscious and mindful of his/her environment.

The DSS in a brief statement on Friday, December 22nd, 2023, by its Director, PR & Strategic Communications, Dr. Peter Afunnanya, also enjoined the operators and patrons of recreational/motor parks, fun places, worship centers, supermarkets, and other public spaces to be alert and take appropriate measures to protect their facilities and the users.

In the same vein, the DSS advises citizens and residents to “report suspicious persons, movements, parcels, and objects to relevant security agencies. Furthermore, they are encouraged to shun acts of violence, fake news, and any form of divisive tendency, in the interest of public order and national security.

“Therefore, the Service enjoins members of the public to use the opportunity of the celebration to promote unity and peaceful coexistence”.

Meanwhile, the DSS said it will continue to collaborate with sister security and law enforcement agencies and all stakeholders to provide adequate security before, during, and after the festive periods.

“To pass information or make inquiries, the Service may be contacted through its offices at the State Commands, Local Government Formations or Phone Nos: 09153391309, 09153391310, 09088373514; Email: dsspr@dss.gov.ng; and Twitter Handle: @OfficialDSSNG.

“Once again, Happy Christmas and a Prosperous New Year in advance”, Afunnanya stated