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Sacked DSS DG, Lawal Daura, Placed Under House Arrest

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The recently sacked Director General of the Department of State Services, DSS, Lawal Daura has been placed under house arrest Vanguard reports.

The news platform a ‎source in the presidency revealed that after Daura was sacked by the Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday, he (Daura) was arrested right inside the presidential Villa, by men of the Nigerian Police Force.

The source also confirmed that Mr. Daura was presently being detained in one of the presidential guests houses at Aso Rock.

He said, “He will remain there until several investigation over certain issues bordering on him are concluded.”

Naija News learnt that after his meeting with Osinbajo on Tuesday, he 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, the news platform reports.

Though he is one of the favourite appointees of President Muhammad Buhari, the sacked DSS boss was accused to have carried out different controversial actions which the government believed were painting it in bad light.

Among such actions were the raid in October on the homes of judges accused of corruption, whom were later not found guilty and the damaging report against the confirmation of the EFCC boss. Since Daura was booted out, the Acting Chairman of Economic Financial and Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu has been meeting with the Acting President.

 

 
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