Members of the Indigenous people of Biafra, IPOB reportedly attacked a patrol team of the Department of State Security Services, DSS on Sunday in Emene, Enugu state.
According to a statement made available to POLITICS NIGERIA by the service, signed by its PRO, Dr. Peter Afunanya, Two DSS officials were killed in the attack. The statement read;
“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.”