Uzodinma Informed Before Owerri Prison, Police Headquarters’ Attack -Ex-director

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Nigeria’s secret police alerted the Nigeria Police Force and Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, at least three times before government security facilities in the state were attacked Monday, a former Assistant Director with the Department of State Services, Dennis Amachree, has said. However, the police and the governor, chief security of the state, failed to act on the intelligence by the DSS, Amachree added. The former DSS official spoke on Thursday on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily programme Gunmen had on Monday attacked the Owerri Correctional Centre and freed over 1,800 inmates. The attackers also razed the Imo State Police Command headquarters situated in Owerri and burnt all the vehicles parked at the command headquarters. Speaking on the television programme, the ex-DSS director said, “There was enough intelligence, enough actionable intelligence. Actionable in the sense that it allows for space for people to execute it; one week ahead of the event and of course 72 hours before the event and then 48 hours before the event. “So, three times, the Nigeria Police Force was informed by the DSS that this is going to happen because some suspects that are being geolocated around the area were found surveilling the prisons and the police headquarters but you know in our lackadaisical way, when the intelligence came, they threw it by the side and when something happens, everybody runs around.” Amachree stressed that the Imo State governor was aware that the prison and the police headquarters was about to be attacked. “All security reports are shared with the governor in a state first, then, it is shared with other sister agencies like the police, the military, if there is military installations there, all of them got this particular report. So, the governor is very much aware,” he said. Click below to continue reading:

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