The Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has directed the termination of the appointment of the Director General of State Security Service, Lawal Musa Daura with immediate effect, a statement issued in Abuja by his Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande. said.
“Mr. Daura has been directed to hand over to the most senior officer of the State Security Service until further notice,” the terse statement said.
Immediately after his sack, he was arrested, Villa sources said.
It was gathered that Daura was ferried away via three police vans including two Toyota Hilux vehicles and a jeep.
While the State House reporters were awaiting his exit from the office of the Vice President, Daura was taken away via the backdoor, Daily Trust reports.
Confirmation of the arrest is being awaited as at the time this report was filed.
Daura is currently being detained at the SARS headquarters.