It said the impersonators, in some instances, mimic the Service’s operational tactics by using its symbols and paraphernalia especially operational dress codes.
The aim, according to the DSS, is to accord “semblance of legitimacy to their operations and as well leave impressions that the DSS was involved”.
The statement recalled an instance which the DSS was falsely accused to have carried out a raid at the Kaduna residence of the former Vice President, Namadi Sambo.
“Another was the one executed at No.165, Ademola Adetokunbo, Wuse II, Abuja, belonging to Sahara Energy Company”, Opuiyo added.
“Consequently, the public is hereby alerted to be wary of these ugly trends and also informed that not all operatives in black uniforms are personnel of the DSS.
“The Service is indeed not sparing any efforts to ensure that this is brought to a complete stop.
“In line with its standard operational procedures, the Service will, in the spirit of public accountability, always inform stakeholders of its activities on the basis of need-to-know principle.
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