By NKECHI NAECHE —Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday sacked the Director-General of the Department of State Service, (DSS), Lawal Daura.
This was disclosed by Osinbajo’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande .
The statement added said, “Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has directed the termination of the appointment of the Director General, State Security Service, DSS, Mr. Lawal Musa Daura with immidiate effect.
”Mr. Daura has been directed to hand over to the most senior officer of the State Security Service until further notice.”
Osinbajo had earlier summoned the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris and the Director-General of the Department of State Security, Malam Lawan Daura at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
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.
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, also described the unauthorized takeover of the National Assembly complex earlier today as a gross violation of constitutional order, rule of law and all accepted notions of law and order.
According to him, the unlawful act which was done without the knowledge of the Presidency is condemnable and completely unacceptable.
By this statement, Professor Osinbajo is consequently assuring Nigerians that all persons within the law enforcement apparatus who participated in this travesty will be identified and subjected to appropriate disciplinary action.