Sacked DSS DG Daura arrested, detained

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A spokesman for Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said in comments on Twitter that DSS head Lawal Musa Daura had been fired.

He said, the "unlawful act, which was done without the knowledge of the Presidency, is condemnable and completely unacceptable".

He left the State House about 45 minutes after he came in. He declined to speak to newsmen.

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Daura has since been directed to hand over to the most senior officer of the State Security Service until further notice.

With about 34 years of experience, Seiyefa has served in different capacities, including the State Director in Osun, Akwa Ibom, and the Lagos States.

Seiyefa is also a member of the National Institute.

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Osinbajo had summoned Daura alongside Ibrahim Idris, Inspector-General of Police (IGP) over the siege laid to the national assembly earlier in the day.

"Obviously, like I said, I have not got a detailed brief on that".

FORMER Delta State Governorship aspirant under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr Sunny Onuesoke, Tuesday, described the blockade of the National Assembly premises by masked men of the Department of Security Service, DSS as a coup against democracy in Nigeria.

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The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the sacked DSS boss had, along with the IGP and the Chief of Staff to the President, Malam Abba Kyari, earlier met behind closed doors with the acting President.

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