DSS parades 5 suspected Nyanya bombers, declares masterminds wanted
The Department of State Service, DSS, has made significant progress in its investigation into the April 14 terrorist attack at Nyanya, a suburb of the Federal Capital Territory.
The agency better known by its former name the SSS among Nigerians, on Monday paraded five men arrested over bombing.
The DSS also declared wanted a Rufai Abubakar Tsiga and Aminu Sadiq Ogwuche for allegedly masterminding the bombing even as it announced a reward of 25million Naira for anybody with useful information on their whereabouts.
DSS spokesperson, Marilyn Ogar, told journalists in Abuja that one of those declared wanted, Aminu Sadiq Ogwuche, was a deserter of the Nigerian Army who was once arrested by the service before being released on bail.
She said: “It is noteworthy that the UK born Aminu Sadiq Ogwuche, with Service Number 95/104 deserted the Nigerian Army in 2006.
He served in the Intelligence Unit of the Nigerian Army between 2001 and 2006 and was posted to the Nigerian Defense Academy in 2006, but rather than reporting at the academy, he deserted.
“Aminu Sadiq Ogwuche was arrested by this service (DSS) on 12th November 2011 at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport Abuja on his arrival from the United Kingdom for suspected involvement in terrorism related activities, but was released on bail on 15th October 2012 to his father, a retired Colonel, Agene Ogwuche, following intense pressure from human rights activists who alleged human rights violation.”
She further stated that “Nigerian security forces shall not rest on their oars until every individual or group of persons involved in the Nyanya bombings are brought to book.”
The suspects paraded are, Ahmad Rufai Abubakar, Muhammadu Sani Ishaq, Adamu Yusuf, Yau Saidu and Anas Isah.