Gordon Obua: now a free man
The Department of State Services (DSS) on Tuesday night allowed Mr. Gordon Obuah, Chief Security Officer to former President Goodluck Jonathan to go home to his family.
It was gathered that Obuah, rumoured dead on Monday, was released around 10 pm on Tuesday after a comprehensive de-briefing by operatives of the Department.
“He was released around 10pm Tuesday’s night,” the security source disclosed.
A serving operative with the DSS, Obuah had on Tuesday afternoon expressed surprise at widespread insinuations that he had died while being interrogated.
Obuah who spoke with reporters at the headquarters of the DSS in Abuja also denied speculations, mostly in the online media that he had died in detention.
“This morning my attention was drawn to the fact that I have died in detention. This has caused serious anxiety within the public. I want to use this medium to tell Nigerians, members of my family and all concerned citizens that I’m healthy. I’m a staff of the Department of State Services and having completed my tour of duty as the chief security officer to the last President, the service feels that I should give account of my tenure.
“So far, there is no adverse situation and I’m optimistic that Nigerians will be informed in due course about the outcome of this exercise. Once again, I thank you immensely. I also want to use the opportunity to thank the DG for the way he has handled me from the time I came in to the present moment.
“Nigerians should be assured that the Department of State Service is a very responsible organization and I believe that nothing adverse will be done to my person if I have not done anything wrong. I thank you very much,” he said. …Read More
Source:: PM Newspaper