Thu. May 30th, 2024

Ngozi James

The Department of State Services (DSS) has launched an investigation to allegations that its staff engage in unprofessional conduct at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos.

An Abuja-based human rights lawyer, Pelumi Olajengbesi, had alleged that operatives of the Service beg passengers at the airport for money.

The DSS, in a statement on Tuesday signed by its spokesperson Dr. Peter Afunnaya, urged members of the public with an evidence to  support the allegation to come to the Service for appropriate action(s).

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 an evidence in this regard to come forward to the Service with such for appropriate action(s).”

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