Acting President sacks State Security Service chief

By Timothy Choji, Abuja

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Lawal Daura

The Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has directed the termination of the appointment of the Director-General, State Security Service (SSS), Lawal Daura.

The termination of his appointment is with immediate effect.

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

                Lawal Daura’s car driving out the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The termination of Daura’s appointment comes few hours after security officials stormed the premises of the National Assembly barricading the entrance.

The masked security operatives and officials of the Department of State Services (DSS) arrived at the National Assembly very early on Tuesday morning and prevented lawmakers, members of staff of the National Assembly and journalists from entering the complex.

Mercy Chukwudiebere