The Department of State Services has commenced investigation into the attack on one of its operatives during the rerun of the Adamawa State governorship election.
The spokesman of the DSS, Dr. Peter Afunanya, made this known in a statement he issued on Sunday.
This followed a a viral video in which an operative of the DSS is seen being manhandled by some political thugs in Yola, the Adamawa State capital.
Afunanya said in the statement: “The attention of the Department of State Services (DSS) has been drawn to a trending video on social media in which someone suspected to be its staff was allegedly manhandled by some political miscreants in Adamawa State.
“This followed developments arising from the supplementary governorship election in the State.
“The Service wishes to inform the public that it has commenced a full investigation into the circumstances that led to the incident.
“While calling for calm, the Service also implores concerned parties in Adamawa State to remain peace loving and shun violence.”