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DSS to investigate allegation of extortion against operatives at Lagos airport



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The Department of State Services (DSS) will investigate the allegation of extortion and other forms of misconduct brought against its operatives at Murtala International Airport, Lagos.

The DSS Director of Public Relations, Peter Afunanya, stated this in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja.

He was reacting to an allegation of extortion brought against the DSS operatives by a lawyer, Pelumi Olajengbesi.

Afunanya said the allegations were weighty enough to warrant an investigation.

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The statement read: “The attention of the Department of State Services (DSS) has been drawn to the allegation by one Pelumi Olajengbesi that the Service’s personnel at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, engage in unprofessional conduct of sorts.

“Consequently, the Service has launched a full investigation into the matter.

“It further invites Olajengbesi and indeed any member of the public with evidence in this regard to come forward to the Service with such for appropriate action(s).”

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