The Periscope reporter
The Department of State Services (DSS) had uncovered plot by some unpatriotic, devil driven Nigerians working with external forces to incite religious violence across the country; targeting seven states, selected from the geopolitical zones; Sokoto, Kano, Kaduna, Plateau, Rivers, Oyo, Lagos and those in the South East.
The press release Monday, issued by the Public Relations Officer, Department of State Services, National Headquarters Abuja, Dr. Peter Afunanya, revealed that “Part of the plans is to cause inter-religious conflicts as well as use their foot soldiers to attack some worship centres, religious leaders, personalities, key and vulnerable points.
“Consequently, Nigerians are advised to be wary of these antics and shun all divisive tendencies aimed at inciting or setting them against one another.
“While the Service pledges to collaborate with sister agencies to ensure that public order is maintained, those hatching these plots are warned to desist from such in the interest of peace, security and development of the country.
“However, law abiding citizens (and residents) are encouraged to report suspected breaches of peace around them to the nearest security agencies”.