IGP Exonerates Police From NASS Invasion

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"The Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has directed the termination of the appointment of the Director-General, State Security Service, Lawal Musa Daura with immediate effect".

The presidency in a statement said the obstruction of lawmakers was without its consent.

Magu, however, was seen rushing out at about 4:40pm, State House Correspondents, tried to catch up with him for an interview. He declined to speak to newsmen.

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

"It was necessary to also look into operations of other security agencies to save the country from the current wave of impunity".

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

Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, has exonerated the Nigeria Police Force from Tuesday's blockage of the National Assembly (NASS) by security operatives.

The acting President had on August 7 sacked the Director General of the Department of State Services (DSS), Lawal Daura with immediate effect, over Tuesday's invasion of the premises of the National Assembly by security operatives.

It was gathered that the sack was announced while Daura was meeting with the Acting President.

The sacked DSS boss had earlier met behind closed door with the acting president with the IGP Idris and the Chief of Staff to the President, Malam Abba Kyari, in attendance.

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