Tragedy hits the Department of State Services as two officials of the agency lost their lives in a fatal car crash that happened on Friday, September 27, 2019.
In a statement released by the Public Relations Officer, Department of State Services, National Headquarters, Abuja, Dr Peter Afunaya disclosed that the accident occcured in the evening at Gidan Busa Katari along the Abuja-Kaduna Expressway.
“The team was heading to one of the States in the North-West zone for an operation when the Hilux vehicle in which they were travelling somersaulted.
Two (2) persons died in the accident while another was injured. He is presently receiving required attention in a medical facility.
“This clarification has become necessary in order to debunk fake news making the round that the gallant officers were attacked by bandits. The public is enjoined to disregard any contrary information,” the statement read.