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DSS Prevents EFCC Personnel From Arresting Former D-G Ekpenyong Ita

The Department of State Services has prevented personnel of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission from arresting its a former Director-General, Ekpenyong Ita.

Report says EFCC officials arrived at the residence if the former Director-General with an arrest warrant and armed policemen numbering over fifty.

They were however prevented from entering the premises located at forty-six Mamman Nasir Street, Asokoro by heavily armed DSS officials.

The DSS officials said they were acting on orders from above.

The former DSS Director-General, Ekpeyong Ita has been under investigation for his alleged role in the disbursement of funds meant for arms.

The DSS and the EFCC have been at loggerheads for over a year.

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