Presidency Appoints Matthew Seiyefa from Bayelsa Ag DG DSS

Presidency Appoints Matthew Seiyefa from Bayelsa Ag DG DSS

Presidency Appoints Matthew Seiyefa from Bayelsa Ag DG DSS

He was also the Director, Institute of Security Studies, Abuja.

Osinbajo, who is acting in place of President Muhammadu Buhari, who is now in London on a 10-day vacation, sacked Daura hours after some DSS operatives invaded the National Assembly complex on Tuesday morning.

The Acting President also met with the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, whose officers have also been involved in questionable actions, most recently their invasion of the Benue State House of Assembly.

"Seiyefa, the most senior director in the Department of State Services (DSS), will act as Director-General until further notice".

Armed DSS officials wearing masks laid siege at the National Assembly this morning, preventing lawmakers from entering.

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A top source quoted by the report said: "What the IGP told Daura was that he had enough police officers and men now manning the NASS and did not need to deploy more personnel there".

He was received at the entrance of the Villa by the aide de camp to the acting president.

Lawmakers loyal to Buhari's All Progressives Congress (APC) are believed to be planning to oust the president of the Senate, Bukola Saraki. Osinbajo is acting president for Buhari, who last week left for a 10-day holiday in Britain. Boma Goodhead, the Honourable Member from Rivers State who defied the masked gunmen from DSS at the gates of the National Assembly.

It is not clear if the meeting scheduled for Tuesday afternoon will still hold after today's turn of events.

The Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has condemned what he described as an unauthorized takeover of the national assembly complex by security operatives on Tuesday.

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