Acting Director General of the Department of State Services (DSS), Matthew Seiyefa, has refused to make any definitive statement on the continuous detention of former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki.

He noted that he is still receiving briefing from the various schedule holders and will study all the issues relating to the case.

He disclosed this on Thursday in Abuja, while responding to questions during a maiden interactive session with journalists at the headqaurters of the service in Abuja.

He said it would be too early for him, as he just took over the mantle of the leadership of the service.

His words: "As I said, I have just taken over and I have been briefed. At the appropriate time, when I must have had all the issues involved and all that, we will make a determination, but I think it is early for me now to make a definitive statement. I am still receiving briefing from different schedule holders and all that."

Dasuki, who is still in the custody of the service, has been granted bail by several courts.

Seiyifa also noted that the DSS would collaborate with the other security agencies and review the complaints of human rights abuses by the service.

He said the mandate of the service is to promote national interest, adding that the service will not be intimidated in the discharge of its role in line with the rule of law.

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