The Department of State Services (DSS) on Thursday announced the appointment Mr P.N. Afunanya as its new Spokesman and Public Relations Officer.
A statement by the service said that Afunanya holds a Bachelors and Masters degrees in English Language from the Abia State University and University of Uyo.
The service said that Afunanya also holds a Masters degree in Peace and Strategic Studies from the University of Ilorin.
The new spokesman 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 namely: 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 new spokesman is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Chartered Arbitrators, Nigerian Red Cross, Nigerian Institute of Management among others.
His hobbies include: travelling, meeting people, reading, walking and photography.
The new DSS spokesman replaces Mr Tony Opuiyo.(NAN)