Wednesday, 26 September, 2018

National Assembly: Osinbajo summons DSS DG, IGP Idris

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Charlie Simmons | 08 August, 2018, 13:58

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo - who is acting as head of the country while Buhari is on holiday in London, ordered the dismissal of DSS chief Lawal Musa Daura "with immediate effect".

In a statement by his spokesman Laolu Akande, the acting president said the act was a gross violation of constitutional order, rule of law and all acceptable notions of law and order.

Idris returned to the Villa around 6.35p.m for another round f meeting with the acting president.

Senator Ben Murray Bruce has alleged that Godswill Akpabio and senators on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are behind the invasion of the National Assembly by DSS operatives.

With about 34 years of experience, Seiyefa has served in different capacities, including the state director in Osun, Akwa Ibom, and Lagos states.

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They prevented lawmakers and journalists from gaining access into the premises in what many believe to be a plot to implement the impeachment of Senate President, Bukola Saraki.

AgP Yemi Osinbajo has directed the termination of the appointment of the DG of the DSS, Mr. Lawal Musa Daura. He later left for the DSS headquarters after the meeting to take charge of the security agency.

Seiyefa enlisted into the Nigerian Security Organization (NSO) in 1984 after completing his National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) programme at the School of Islamic and Legal Studies (SILS) Kano.

Seiyefa, had earlier arrived the presidential Villa in an official SUV, by 4 p.m., clutching a file and was received at the entrance by the ADC to the acting President.

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