Lagos - The Chief Security Officer (CSO) to former
President Goodluck Jonathan, Gordon Obua, has dismissed reports he had
died from torture at the hands of the Department of State Security
Services (DSS) operatives.
Rumours swirled on Tuesday Obua had passed on, but all the
speculation was allayed as addressed the media inside the conference room
of the DSS Headquarters in Abuja.
"I thanked Nigerians and members of my family who have
expressed very serious concern about my well being in the last six
days," said Obua.
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He looked fit and composed.
"I want to use this medium to tell Nigerians and
members of my family that I am hale and hearty," he added.
It is not clear why the former CSO was detained reportedly
under the orders of President Muhammadu Buhari.
"As a serving officer of DSS and having completed my
duty tour with the last President, the service felt that I should give a
briefing of my stewardship.
"Nigerians should be assumed that DSS is a responsible
organisation and I am sure that nothing adverse will happen to me once it
is ascertained that I did nothing wrong," said Obua not revealing
much into the detention.
He said he had been treated "with dignity" during
- CAJ News