Matthew Seiyefa Appointed Acting DG Of DSS, Meets Osinbajo

Clay Curtis
August 7, 2018

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

Seiyefa, from Bayelsa State, arrived the Presidential Villa in an official SUV at 4:00p.m, clutching a file and was received at the entrance by the ADC to the acting President.

He said the blockage of the NASS complex was a surprise to him, adding that the police would soon issue a statement on the incident. "When I have a detailed picture, we'll make a release about it".

Seiyefa, however came out of Acting President's office around 5p.m, without addressing the press.

Following the sacking of DSS DG Lawal Daura by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, DSS operatives were seen leaving the National Assembly premises.

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

Consequently, he assured Nigerians that all persons within the security agencies who participated in this travesty will be identified and subjected to appropriate disciplinary action. However, lawmakers were later allowed in while journalists and staff of the assembly were barred.

Some PDP senators, who were caught in the blockade interpreted it as a move to impeach Senate President Bukola Saraki.

That move appeared to have been abandoned following public outcry.

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