Read Why DSS Nabs Saraki's AideThe Department of State Services (DSS) has arrested the Special Adviser to the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Youth Matters, Ikenga Ugochinyere.
Ugochinyere was accused by the DSS of planning to destabilise the Federal Capital Territory with the help of the Rivers state Governor, Nyesom Wike.
According to Vanguard, the operatives of the DSS raided the office of the National President of National Youth Council of Nigeria by 2 am, Thursday, December 22.
Reports say Ugochinyere, his driver and secretary were also arrested and taken to an unknown destination.
The Senate President’s aide was planning to hold a protest in Abuja to condemn the alleged fraud that characterised the Rivers rerun election which held on December 10, 2016.
A source, Ohazuruike Tochukwu, who spoke to Vanguard, said “Armed security men suspected to be from DSS in the wee hours of Thursday invaded the office at Suit 29, Shaki Plaza area, 11 Garki and whisked away Barrister Ugochinyere, his driver and Secretary to unknown destination.
“This is the private law firm of the National President of NYCN. This place was invaded by DSS by 2am this morning, while the National President and some workers were inside this place.
“The security men guiding this place called us that some DSS men were here and they broke the place and took away the National President, his driver and secretary, Oguchukwu.”
Meanwhile, Saraki has asked the DSS to prosecute Ugochinyere if he is found guilty of the allegations against him.