New DG, DSS Yusuf Bichi, Resumes Duties

By Ikenga Chronicles September 15, 2018

New DG, DSS Yusuf Bichi, Resumes Duties

Yusuf Bichi has resumed duties at the new Director-General of Department of State Security (DSS).

Peter Ifunanya, a Spokesperson for the DSS, said in a Friday night statement that Bichi held talks with senior staff members upon resumption earlier on Friday.

Read the full statement by SSS on the resumption of its new director-general below:

This is to announce that the new Director General, Department of State Services, Mr. YM. BICHI, fwc assumed office at the National Headquarters of the Service, today, 14th September 2018.

The DGSS addressed the Management and called for members’ support. While calling for stronger ties among the staff, he pledged to work with them as a team.

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He stated that his vision is to build a well disciplined, professional and highly motivated DSS with particular reference to staff welfare.

Also, he affirmed that the Service will support government agenda on rebuilding the economy, stamping out insecurity and fighting corruption.

He enjoined the Staff to refocus their intelligence collection efforts in this direction. Similarly, he implored the

management to ensure that the Service respects rule of law and human rights.

It would be recalled that the President on 13th September, 2018 appointed Mr Bichi as the substantive Director General of the Service.

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He is an astute and versatile administrator; a highly detribalised Nigerian and an Intelligence Officer of immense repute.

His exciting career in the Service spanned a period of 35 years during which he served in different Commands and Formations.

He indeed possesses a high level experience and exposure that will no doubt reposition and make the Service one that Nigerians and personnel will be proud of.