DSS Raises Alarm On Emerging Security Threats

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Security chiefs from the Directorate of State Services (DSS) have convened in Kano State to address the escalating security challenges facing the North West region and Nigeria as a whole

Alhassan Muhammad, the DSS director in Kano, highlighted that the 14th Quarterly Conference of State Directors of Security in the North West Geopolitical Zone was convened under the directive of the Director General of the DSS, Yusuf Magaji Bichi, with the aim to proactively tackle the spate of insecurity gripping the nation.

Muhammad emphasised that, “It serves as a platform for exchanging knowledge, sharing insights, and exploring innovative solutions to address the myriad security challenges prevalent in the region.”

He underscored the complexity of contemporary security concerns ranging from cybersecurity threats to physical security challenges, terrorism, armed banditry, farmers/herders’ clashes, youth restiveness, environmental tensions and political disputes.

He further said, “The evolving security landscape necessitates collaboration, knowledge exchange and strategic planning among security agencies and stakeholders.”

In his remarks, Kano State Governor, Abba Kabir Yusuf, urged security agencies to intensify efforts to identify and apprehend individuals behind the security challenges facing the country. He called for thorough intelligence gathering to uncover the perpetrators regardless of their affiliations.



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