Tension in Abuja as intelligence operatives resist EFCC, Police, attempt to arrest NIA ex-DG, Oke, SSS, Ita Ekpeyong

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday morning tried to arrest the former Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ayo Oke, and former DG of the State Security Service (SSS), Ita Ekpeyong, from their homes on Mamman Nasir Street in the Asokoro district of Abuja but were resisted by armed security agents of the two agencies – SSS and NIA.

Premium Times reports that the situation has led to a continued stand off between armed security officers from all the four agencies – NIA, SSS, EFCC, Police. There is also brewing tension in the area.

Men of the Nigerian Police were with the EFCC operatives.

Details later….

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