Tuesday, 16 October, 2018


Acting President Osinbajo Fires DSS DG, Condemns Siege On NASS

Armed blockage at Nigeria parliament spy chief fired arrested Acting President Osinbajo Fires DSS DG, Condemns Siege On NASS
Bennie Garza | 07 August, 2018, 22:42

Saraki was also expected to meet with Mahmoud Yakubu, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Seiyefa, the most senior Director in the Department of State Services (DSS), will act as Director-General until further notice.

He left the State House about 45 minutes after he came in.

It is not enough to take populist approach of easing Daura out of office. He declined to speak to newsmen.

Seiyefa was the director, Institute of Security Studies, Abuja.

While the reason for his termination has not been made public, early speculations indicate that it might have something to do with DSS operatives taking over the National Assembly complex early on Tuesday. So, when I get the brief, in fact we are going to issue a (press) release, " the Police boss said.

"The action of security agents that blocked the National Assembly is treasonable and must attract appropriate sanctions under our law".

Yemi Osinbajo has terminated the appointment of the Department of State Security (DSS), Lawal Musa Daura.

It was gathered that the two security chiefs, who arrived Aso Rock at different times, were to update the acting president on security developments including the blockade of the National Assembly by security officials.

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