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DSS Arrest Masterminds of Hoax Government Overthrow

The Department of State Services ( DSS) has announced the arrested one Jones Abari, aka General Akotebe Darikoro, for playing a major role in the alleged hoax plan to overthrow President Muhammad Buhari by the military.Jones Abiri aka General Akotebe




In a statement issued by Mr Tony Opuiyo, spokesperson of the DSS in Abuja on Saturday, July 23, 2016, the security organisation said Abari was arrested in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state, on July 21.

Opuiyo described the suspect as a leader of the Joint Revolutionary Council of the Joint Niger Delta Liberation Force ( JNDLF) adding that the suspect had confessed to other criminal activities which included a threat to launch missile attacks on selected targets in Abuja and Aso Rock.

The DSS said the suspect further confessed to writing threat messages to the management of the Nigeria Agip Oil Company (NAOC) and the Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) demanding for N500 million and N250 million respectively.

The statement said the suspect also masterminded the vandalism of NAOC trunk line in Ogboinbiri, Southern Ijaw as well as the bombing of SPDC oil pipeline.

Parts of the statement from DSS reads:

DARIKORO, who operates under the nom-de-guerre “General-Kill and Bury”, has confessed and owned up to some criminal activities committed by the JNDLF, which include: The vandalism of Nigeria Agip Oil Company (NAOC) trunk line in Ogboinbiri, Southern Ijaw LGA and bombing of oil pipeline belonging to Shell Development Company (SPDC) at Brass creek on 8th July, 2016, all in Bayelsa State.

Similarly, on 21st July 2016, one Stephen MAMAYEBO aka OSCAR, a suspected militant was arrested at OMPADEC Primary School in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state. MAMAYEBO was arrested in connection with the kidnap of an expatriate staff of Setraco Construction Company and subsequent murder of two (2) soldiers, namely Garba UMAR/Sgt and Bashir KABIRU/Pte, along Ogbia-Nembe road on 5th April, 2016.Stephen MAMAYEBO aka OSCARMAMAYEBO aka OSCAR

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