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Namadi Sambo DSS denies raiding ex-VP’s residence

A representative of the DSS’ Public Relations Unit said they carried out an invitation to find out if their men were part of the raid

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Acting President Yemi Osinbajo (left) and former Vice President Namadi Sambo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. play

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo (left) and former Vice President Namadi Sambo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Wednesday, May 10, 2017.

(Abayomi Adeshida)

The Department of State Services (DSS) has said that it was not part of the team that raided the home of former Vice-President Namadi Sambo.

According to reports, the former VP’s residence was raided by security operatives who were led by a team from the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC).

A representative of the DSS’ Public Relations Unit, Nnana Nnochiri said they carried out an invitation to find out if their men were part of the raid, Punch reports.

Nnochiri also said “We have carried out investigations to ascertain the identities of those that were involved in the raid.

“We have spoken with all our directors in Kaduna State and the states close to where the incident happened, but I can tell you that our officials were not part of it.

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“Apart from this, we have also done our investigation to ascertain the agency or the agencies that went there; we found out that the DSS was not one of them.”

According to reports, the funds disbursed for political campaigns in 2015, were allegedly routed through Namadi Sambo’s office.

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