The State Security Services (SSS) has raised an alarm over plots by some persons and groups desirous of taking advantage of latest developments in parts of the country to destabilize it.
In a statement by Peter Afunanya, Public Relations Officer, SSS, on Tuesday, the security agency maintained that it was aware of these plans and their sponsors.
Afunanya said, “Some prominent personalities and socio-cultural groups have resorted to divisive acts through inciting statements aimed at pitting individuals, groups and ethnic nationalities against another.
“Consequently, it warns that it will no longer tolerate the orchestrations by subversive and unscrupulous elements to cause a breakdown of law and order in the country.
“In this regard, it is working assiduously with relevant authorities and sister security and law enforcement agencies to ensure that the sinister objective is not achieved.
“The Service reiterates its commitment to the internal security of Nigeria and will, within the confines of the law, decisively deal with planners of the mayhem.
“It, therefore, urged the law abiding citizens to go about their normal businesses and disregard the antics of agents of destabilization.
“They should, however, avail the Service and related agencies with useful information about the activities of criminals and groups intent on instigating violence in the country.”