DSS Detains Tony Ezimakor, INDEPENDENT’s Abuja Bureau Chief

The Department of State Services (DSS) has arrested Tony Ezimakor, INDEPENDENT Newspapers’ Abuja Bureau Chief.

Ezimakor had walked into DSS headquarters in Abuja about 10.30a.m on Wednesday to honour an invitation from the security agency, but since then nothing had been heard from him.

All the management of INDEPENDENT newspapers could confirm was that as at 10p.m on Wednesday, Ezimakor had not been questioned about anything at all.

He was shunted from one office to the other, and was asked to wait for a particular officer who had been away from his office.

Unfortunately, Douglas Ekhator, Independent Newspapers’ lawyer, sent to assist Ezimakor was not allowed to see him even as late as 10p.m.

That the lawyer took food and water to him could not make the DSS to grant him access to the detainee.

Read the story he was arrested for: https://independent.ng/chibok-girls-swiss-mediated-deal-revived-boko-haram/amp/