Finally, Rascal Daura Is Out As DSS Boss

In what appears to be a twist to the siege on the National Assembly by security operatives on Tuesday, the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has terminated the appointment of the powerful and power drunk Director-General of the Department of State Service, Lawal Daura.

The DSS and the Police had locked down the National Assembly on Tuesday, even as the Senate leadership had scheduled a meeting to hold in the chambers in the afternoon.
Lawmakers who came with the hope of attending the meeting were blocked from entering into the Assembly by the security operatives.
Lawmakers elected on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress had dissociated themselves from the security operatives’ actions, even as the opposition Peoples Democratic Party had insisted that the Executive and APC lawmakers of an attempt to truncate democracy.
Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, disclosed Daura’s sacking on his Twitter handle, @akandeoj.
He wrote, “AgP Yemi Osinbajo has directed the termination of the appointment of the DG of the DSS, Mr. Lawal Musa Daura.
“Mr. Daura has been directed to hand over to the most senior officer of the State Security Service until further notice.”
Recall that it was same Osinbajo in an acting capacity that sacked the former Secretary to the Federal
Government , Babachir Lawal

Meanwhile, following the termination of Daura’s appointment, reports reaching have it that he (Daura) has been arrested.
Daura was reportedly whisked away by three Police vans including two Toyota Hilux vehicles and a jeep.
While the State House reporters were awaiting his exit from the office of the Vice President, Daura was taken away through the backdoor.

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