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Breaking:SSS blockade of National Assembly not authorised — Osinbajo

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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 .

 

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