Udom appeals for calm after Akwa Ibom DSS raid

udom emmanuel Akwa ibomBy EMEKA OKONKWO

ABUJA, (CAJ News) – AKWA Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has urged people in the state to remain calm amid the perceived assault by operatives of the Department of State Security (DSS) during the recentinvasion of Government House.

He spoke on arrival from from Abuja at the Ibom International Airport where he assured the matter was before the office of President .He maintained that President Buhari had assured him he would look into the matter.

“President Buhari is on top of the situation. He is the President of Nigeria and not the President of a particular party. We just have to be calm and see how he will go about the matter,” said Emmanuel.

Operatives of the DSS last Thursday invaded the Akwa Ibom State Government lodge, according to critics, without  following  the due process.It is reported during the raid, the operatives broke into the rooms andguest houses in the Government House.

This action has drawn the anger of Akwa Ibom people and groups who have condemned the act.The motive of the raid was not clear.

– CAJ News

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