Barely two days to this year’s Christmas, the Department of State Services, DSS has called on Nigerians and all operators of recreation, and worship centres to be vigilant.
Dr Peter Afunanya, Director, Public Relations and Strategic Communications, DSS, in a statement on Friday, urged Nigerians to report any strange activities, movement, and persons to security operatives.
The service also urged the citizens to be security conscious and pay attention to their environment.
The statement read, “The Service urges all and sundry to remain law abiding and peaceful during and after the celebrations.
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“Similarly, operators and patrons of recreational/motor parks, fun places, worship centres, supermarkets, and other public spaces should be alert and take appropriate measures to protect their facilities and the users.
“In the same vein, the DSS advises citizens and residents to report suspicious persons, movements, parcels, and objects to relevant security agencies. Furthermore, they are encouraged to shun acts of violence, fake news, and any form of divisive tendency, in the interest of public order and national security.
“Therefore, the Service encourages members of the public to use the opportunity of the celebration to promote unity and peaceful coexistence.”
He promised that the service will continue to collaborate with sister security and law enforcement agencies and all stakeholders to provide adequate security before, during and after the festive periods.