Acting President sacks DSS Director, Lawal Daura, after NASS invasion

BREAKING: Osinbajo sacks DSS Boss, Lawal Daura

BREAKING: Osinbajo Fires DSS DG Lawal Daura

On Tuesday, masked security operatives were seen blocking access to the parliament building in the capital Abuja.

The Inspector-General of Police was the first to arrive at about 12.35 p.m before the arrival of the DSS Director General at about 1.15p.m.

"All lovers of democracy must support him in his decisive action on the unlawful takeover of the National Assembly", Oyetibo, a protégé of the late human rights crusader, Chief Gani Fawehinmi (SAN), said.

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.

Daura was also said to have cancelled the regular meeting of the DG with state directors, the traditional channel for briefing his office on security issues around the country and the forum for top level evaluation of operations.

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Before his new appointment, he was Daura's deputy, being the most senior director in the DSS.

While the reason for his termination has not been made public, early speculations indicate that it might have something to do with DSS operatives taking over the National Assembly complex early on Tuesday.

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

Senate President Bukola Saraki is set to hold a world press conference Wednesday (today) afternoon at 12 noon. "Seiyefa is also a member of the National Institute". The DSS is a security arm that is directly under the presidency. Parliament went on recess last week until September 25 but meetings were to be held on Tuesday.

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