Arrest of State Security Chief After National Assembly Siege

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo ordered the arrest of the State Security Service chief Lawal Daura after his operatives blocked the entrances and exits of the National Assembly. Daura, in his response to Osinbajo's question on who gave the orders for his operatives actions, said it was "within his powers and that he is only answerable to the President and Commander-in-Chief who appointed him".

Lawal Daura, sacked and arrested on the orders of Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, was the director-general of the State Security Service

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