We’ll no longer tolerate religious and political leaders threatening national peace — DSS
The Department of State Services (DSS) has warned individuals and groups whose utterances and actions threaten the peace and sovereignty of the country.
Public Relations Officer, DSS National Headquarters, Abuja, Dr Peter Afunanya, in a statement on Sunday, May 2, said, “The Department of State Services (DSS) hereby condemns the unsavoury statements by misguided elements who have continued to threaten the government, sovereignty
... and corporate existence of this country. Notable are the unnecessary vituperations and activities of some religious and past political leaders who have either called for forceful change of government or mass action against it.
It has been established that the main objective for these is to cause a disintegration of the country. It is unfortunate that those in the forefront of this are respectable individuals who should be patriotic and not allow their personal ambitions to ruin the nation.
The Service has also noted their desperation and penchant to collaborate with external forces and influences against Nigeria.

They are reminded that even though democracy offers free speech, it does not give room to reckless pronouncements capable of undermining security.
It is instructive to note that the ballot box remains the vehicle of change in a democracy. In this regard, self-centered individuals and groups are warned to stop engaging in acts inimical to the peace and sovereignty of this nation.
While the Service reaffirms its unambiguous support to an indivisible, indisolluble and united Nigerian State in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution, it will no longer tolerate deliberate machinations by subversive and hostile groups whose agenda is to throw the
... country into anarchy so as to serve the interests of their sponsors. Consequently, the Service is assiduously working with other security and law enforcement agencies to ensure the maintenance of peace and internal security of the country.”

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