DSS counsels Nigerians against fake news

DSS counsels Nigerians against fake news
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The Department of State Services, DSS, has advised Nigerians against fake news in the general interest of the country.

The Director General of the Service, Alhaji Yusuf Magaji Bichi, who gave the advice in Abuja while hosting members of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN).

The Director General who was represented by the Service’s Spokesperson, Peter Afunanya, urged Nigerians to avoid fake news because of its harmful tendencies to national peace and the security of the nation. He said the recent #EndSARS protest was fueled by fake news.

According to him, Nigeria is a great nation with great potentials, what the nation needs is unity, we know our security challenges, security is the responsibility of each and everyone, we have to come together to design strategies on how to make the country achieve it. . greatness.

“The service does not have an image crisis, we will collaborate with other sister security agencies in the defense of the sovereignty of the country, our greatest success is to keep country one, we will not compromise on that and by doing so, the service will not undermine rights of any Nigerian because we all work towards a common goal.

“I urge you to stand up and use your advantageous position as Nollywood to educate Nigerians, to mobilize Nigerians for the construction of a new Nigeria so that we can change the narrative of a society where peace and unity reign, We should all join forces with the government to build Nigeria because we have no country to call our own but Nigeria, ”he said.

The director general, who said the service would be ready to partner with the association in educating Nigerians on the need for peaceful coexistence, stated that the service will remain silent on the recent #EndSARS protests in the country as the The matter was already in judicial hands. panels in the different states of the Federation.

In his comments, the association’s president, Ejezie Emeka Rollas, said that the association shared the dream of a better Nigeria, where success would be the reward for hard work, and declared that the era of glorifying criminality was behind us.

He reiterated the association’s support for the service’s efforts to promote the core values ​​of a new Nigeria, the values ​​of hard work, honesty and free enterprise.

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