By Chuks Oyema-Aziken
The Department of State Services (DSS) has announced the appointment of Mr P. N. Afunanya as its Spokesman/Public Relations Officer.
A statement from DSS, Public Relations Department stated that Afunanya replaces Mr Tony Opuiyo.
The statement said Afunanya obtained Bachelor of Arts degree in English (1997) from Abia State University, Uturu.
He also has a Masters in English (2009) from University of Uyo and MA Peace and Strategic Studies (2011), University of Ilorin.
He is currently pursuing a PhD in Security and Strategic Studies at the Nasarawa State University, Keffi.
He has attended several courses within and outside Nigeria which includes Innovation and Strategy at Harvard University, Boston, USA; Security Management and Coordination, London and Investigative Journalism at City University, London.
Other courses he has attended are on Leadership, Arbitration, Conflict Management/Resolution, Negotiation and Public Communication among others.
He is the Editor-in-Chief of the DSS’ in-house Magazine, The Triple S.
The new Spokesman is a member of Nigerian Institute of Chartered Arbitrators (NiCarb).