Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday said the blockade of the National Assembly gates by operatives of the State Security Service (SSS ) was unauthorized .
He also described the action as a gross violation of constitutional order, rule of law and all accepted notions of law and order.
According to him , the unlawful act which was done without the knowledge of the Presidency is condemnable and completely unacceptable .
A statement issued by Laolu Akande , senior special assistant to the President on media and publicity , Office of the Acting President , said the action of the SSS was not authorised by the presidency .
Mr . Osinbajo assured Nigerians that all persons within the law enforcement apparatus who participated in this travesty would be identified and subjected to appropriate disciplinary action .
The acting president had earlier sacked Lawal Daura, the Director – General of the secret service and asked him to hand over to the most senior person in the organisation .
Mr . Daura was appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari on July 2 , 2015, following the dismissal of his predecessor Ita Ekpeyong.
He once worked in the service and retired . He was born August 5 , 1953, in Daura, Katsina state .