By Vincess Okushi

The Department of State Services (DSS) has expressed its heartfelt wishes to Muslim Ummah on the Eid-El-Fitr celebration.

In a congratulatory message signed by the Director, PR and Strategic Communications Dr. Peter Afunanya, Department of State Services National Headquarters, Abuja, 9th April 2024 said the peaceful completion of Ramadan, which is a period of fasting, prayer, and reflection for the Muslim faithful worldwide, cannot be overemphasized and expresses the Service share in identifying with the core values of the festival of love, mercy, and compassion while thanking Allah for the opportunity to complete the auspicious obligation.

These morals resonate deeply with the ideals of peace, harmony, and generosity that are fundamental to our country’s collective good. 

As this joyous occasion is being commemorated, the Service urges everyone to celebrate responsibly, exemplify the true essence of the event, and strive for common humanity based on harmonious coexistence, good conscience, and neighborliness. 

The DSS admonishes citizens to carry forward the spirit of charity, empathy, and unity beyond the festivities and abstain from any acts that are capable of undermining these principles.

Similarly, everyone is advised to be security conscious as well as report suspicious activities to security and law enforcement organizations. On its part, the Service will sustain collaboration with sister security agencies and indeed other stakeholders to ensure hitch-free celebrations.

Meanwhile, the Website,; Email address- and Telephone lines +234915 339 1309; +234 908 837 3514 remain available to the members of the public who may wish to contact the Service during and after the holidays.

Consequently, the DGSS, Management, and Staff wish all a peaceful celebration and pray that the season brings joy, goodwill, and prosperity to all.


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