President Buhari’s late driver not detained, tortured- DSS



  Department of State Services (DSS) has said that late official driver to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mr Sa’idu Afaka , was not detained or tortured by service before his death. A statement  by Dr Peter Afunanya,  DSS  Public Relations Officer on Thursday in Abuja, said that  in section of the media that the department tortured the late driver to was a misleading information.Afunanya  said the driver was never arrested nor detained  by the department.

According to him, suspect handling method is usually in compliance with tenets of criminal justice administration and democracy.

DSS spokesman, therefore, urged public to disregard fake news trending in online platform.The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the Senior Assistant to President on Media and Publicity,

Malam Garba Shehu, on April 6 announced of Afaka.Shehu said late driver died after a prolonged illness and extended condolences of the President to his family. (NAN)