Nigerians have been advised to henceforth stop the condemnation of security agencies in the country.
This is coming from Yusuf Bichi, the director-general of the State Security Service (SSS) self-styled Department of State Services (DSS).
The secret police gave the advise at the 2020 International Youth Day celebration organised by the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) in Abuja, yesterday.
Mr Bichi represented by Peter Afunanya, the spokesman of the security outfit, said rather than condemning security agencies, citizens should support them through prayers and intelligence sharing.
“It is not good that our youths, our mothers, the entire citizens will continue to condemn security agencies,” Mr Afunanya said.
“They are doing so much; they keep awake when you are asleep, they are in the rains, they are in the sun.
“Someone that is killed in Borno or elsewhere is the father of someone, he is a husband of a wife and an uncle to someone.
“So you do not celebrate over the death of someone because you think they are not doing so much. They are and in very challenging conditions.
“We work in very precarious situations and what we need is the support of Nigerians, we need your prayers, we need information from you so that in every conflict, all parties are concerned, every party goes on defense, and all parties try to win,” he appealed.