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Ekiti Lawmaker Allegedly Dies In DSS Custody


The Ekiti state Commissioner for Information, Youth Sports and Culture, Mr. Lanre Ogunsuyi, has said the state House of Assembly member, Honourable Afolabi Akanni, allegedly detained by the DSS has died in the secret police custody.

The commissioner who made the announcement in a press conference on Thursday, said although the DSS had held him incommunicado since March 4th, “our contacts in the DSS told us that he is dead.”

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According to Ogunsuyi, “we were told that he developed an ailment last night and he died by morning. The DSS had denied him access to his family, his doctor or to anyone that knows him.”

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