The Department of State Services, DSS, has reacted to the news of a purported attempt to arrest Yoruba activist, Sunday Ighoho on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway saying the report was fake.
The DSS said it never attempted to arrest Igboho at any time.
DSS Public Relations Officer,Peter Afunanya in a statement released on Friday refuted the claim and called on the public to disregard the report and take it as misinformation.
“The Department of State Services wishes to refute the news that it attempted to arrest one Sunday Igboho, today, at Ibadan, Oyo State.
” The said news is misinforming and should be taken as fake and therefore be disregarded,” DSS said.
Reports on Friday had said that a joint team of soldiers, DSS and policemen tried to violently arrest Sunday Igboho on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on his way to see Afenifere chieftain, Pa Ayo Adebanjo in Lagos .
Formeb Aviation Minister,Femi Fani-Kayode in a statement said, “he just spoke with Igboho who confirmed that there was a violent attempt to arrest him by a joint team of soldiers, DSS and the police.”