Pandemonium as police, DSS detectives storm AIT

Pandemonium as police, DSS detectives storm AIT

There was pandemonium when armed detectives from Nigeria Police Force and the State Security Service stormed the office of African Independent Television (AIT) on Saturday mourning in Abuja. The security operatives took over the premises shortly after AIT commenced operation on Friday night. Group Managing Director of DAAR Communication Mr. Tony Akiotu, decried the ‘unwarranted


There was pandemonium when armed detectives from Nigeria Police Force and the State Security Service stormed the office of African Independent Television (AIT) on Saturday mourning in Abuja.

The security operatives took over the premises shortly after AIT commenced operation on Friday night.

Group Managing Director of DAAR Communication Mr. Tony Akiotu, decried the ‘unwarranted threat’ on AIT.

He explained that by 12.30 a.m. Saturday morning, the premises of DAAR Communications Plc was surrounded by security operatives of the Nigeria Police Force and the State Security Service.

He went further to say the “heavily fortified security operatives were carrying out surveillance on the premises,” Mr Akiotu, said this is “unusual” and the motive “unclear” but the sation will not be deterrd as “the station is still transmitting signals on its national and global beam,”.

Authorities concerned were yet to respond to the allegation at at the time of filing this report.

ALSO READ:  Atiku condoles with Oyediran family over Awolowo daughter's death
editor
AUTHOR
PROFILE

Posts Carousel

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked with *

Latest Posts

Top Authors

Most Commented

Featured Videos

ALSO READ:  Jihadists kill Nigerian soldier, injure others in Mali
Thenewspad

FREE
VIEW