The Department of State Services (DSS) has confirmed that one of its personnel deployed to the House of Representatives Speaker’s Convoy as a security detail shot and killed one Ifeanyi Okereke, a newspaper vendor in Abuja.
The Service also confirmed that the suspect has been suspended from his Convoy and has been taken into detention.
This is contained in a statement by its Spokesperson, Pefer Afunanya on Friday.
DSS said it has opened a detailed investigation into the matter and pledged to be transparent and accountable in handling the investigation.
The Service condoles with the family of the deceased and his loved ones.