The Department of State Services has dismissed one of its operatives, Jaja Otelemaba for allegedly taking bribe from a motorist in Ekiti State.
The picture of the dismissed operative had surfaced on the social media where he was seen negotiating with a motorist for financial patronage.
Spokesman for the DSS, Mr Peter Afunanya, said in a statement in Abuja on Saturday, that Jaja was queried before his dismissal from the service.
He said, “The Department of State Services hereby announces the dismissal of one of its staff, Jaja Smith Otelembaba, involved in bribe taking from motorists during the performance of election duties in Ekiti State.
“Hours ago, a picture of Jaja had surfaced on the social media wherein he was presented as negotiating with a motorist for financial patronage.
“The fact is that when the news broke, the service initiated a line of investigative actions.”