DSS arrests Govt officials for diverting FG’s palliatives meant for Nigerians

The Department of State Services (DSS) has arrested some officials of Nasarawa State Emergency Management Agency(NSEMA)over diversion of palliatives meant to cushion the effects of fuel subsidy removal on Nigerians.
DSS disclosed this in a release signed by its Spokesperson, Peter Afunanya, in Abuja on Tuesday, September 5, 2023
The Department of State Services (DSS) said it undertook investigations after receiving reports from some State Governments relating to diversion or sale of palliatives meant for their citizens ,recovered some of the items as well as apprehended the suspects.
DSS said the suspects who are officials of Nasarawa State Emergency Management Agency (NASEMA) and their accomplices were intercepted in the markets, notably Modern Market Lafia, where the items were being resold. The suspects have, however, been handed over for appropriate disciplinary measures.
The Service, therefore, called on members of the public who may have information relating to this emerging trend to report same to the relevant security agencies for necessary action.

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