There is growing tension in Ado Ekiti, the capital of Ekiti State, between policemen and officers of the Department of State Services after two cops were shot on the premises of the DSS in Ado Ekiti, leading to the death of one of them.
It was gathered that the policemen, Sergeant Sylvester Malik and Corporal Mough Tergwu, were serving at the Special Protection Unit of the Nigeria Police Force in Lokoja, Kogi State.
Sources told our correspondent that the policemen were attached by the SPU to a former Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Dr. Femi Thomas.
It was learnt that the DSS officers had stormed Thomas’ house in Ado Ekiti on Tuesday in three Hilux vehicles to invite the former executive secretary to their office in the state capital.
One of the sources said, “It was Sylvester that even opened the gate for them. Once they made their intention known, the man (Thomas) agreed to follow them.”
The former executive secretary, it was learnt, followed the DSS officers in his Highlander, with number plate, FCT 408 ABJ. Read more