The Division of State Companies (DSS) has debunked media report claiming a personnel of the service was a part of the escaped prisoners in the course of the Kuje jail break.
Suspected terrorists armed with excessive explosives and different arms, Tuesday, attacked the Kuje Custodial Centre resulting in the escape of over 800 inmates.
DSS Public Relations Officer (PRO), Dr Peter Afunanya, in a press assertion, Thursday in Abuja, stated: “The eye of the Division of State Companies (DSS) has been drawn to a web based Vanguard newspaper report of July 6, 2022, captioned: Kuje Jail Assault: One Suspect Reportedly Caught After Scorching Chase by Gallant Officers.
“The stated report alleged that one of many escaping inmates who “claimed to be a DSS personnel was apprehended by NCS operatives close to Kwali after a chase.
“The report additional acknowledged that the so referred to as DSS operative additionally claimed to be “finishing up a particular mission within the forest.”
The spokepson additional acknowledged that, “The Service needs to state that none of its personnel was concerned within the escape episode. The truth is, on the level of the assault on the jail, no DSS personnel was an inmate on the holding facility simply because the declare of finishing up a particular project was non-existent.
“The Vanguard report is just not factual and due to this fact deceptive. The general public is suggested to ignore it.”