Dakuku Peterside narrowly escapes assassination in Rivers, orderly shot (photos)

The Department of State Services, DSS, has foiled an assassination
attempt on the life of the Director General of NIMASA, Dakuku Peterside.
Heavily armed men suspected to be thugs loyal to a political party
engaged the DSS in a gun-battle at UTC Junction, Old GRA, Port Harcourt.

One of the DSS officers, who is assigned to Dakuku Peterside (name
withheld) was hit in the leg.One of the security details told DAILY POST

“We got information that PDP thugs want to swap results at the collation
centre at Isiokpo in Ikwerre Local government area. We mobilised to go
and stop the thugs. On our way back to Port Harcourt, we noticed that a
car was trailing us. At UTC junction, we decided to be sure of the
people trailing us; the youths started shooting sporadically. My boss
was hit.”

In the meantime, the Chief of Staff to Nyesom Wike, the Rivers state
Governor, Emeka Woke has been arrested by the DSS in connection with the
attack on Dakuku Peterside.
The military has reinforced to Dakuku’s home.


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