#NigeriaDecides2019: DSS Dismisses Staff For Taking Bribe In Ekiti
Jaja Otelemaba has been dismissed by the Department of State Services(DSS) for taking a bribe during the elections in Ekiti State.
Peter Afunanya, Public Relations Officer of the Service, in a statement on Saturday in Abuja, said the officer was seen on social media soliciting for money.
Peter said that in line with the service’s disciplinary procedures, Jaja was tried in an Orderly Room and summarily dismissed.
“For the avoidance of doubt, the Service condemns, in its entirety, the infamous act of Jaja and informs the public to note that he is no longer a member of this prestigious organization.
The Service reaffirms its commitment to professionalism, excellence and the rule of law. The DSS, as usual, rededicates itself to the security of the ongoing electoral exercise and reassures the nation of its sustained transparency and accountability in dealing with citizens.” Peter Afunanya explained.
Nigerians went to the polls on Saturday, February 23, 2019, to choose a president and parliamentary leaders in the 469-member national assembly.
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