Following the sack of the Director General of the Department of the State Security (DSS), the Office of the Ag. President has released a statement on the reasons behind the action.
The Press statement is as follows:
STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASE
ACTING PRESIDENT CONDEMNS UNAUTHORIZED TAKEOVER OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has described the unauthorized takeover of the National Assembly complex earlier today as a gross violation of constitutional order, rule of law and all acceptable 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.
By this statement, Professor Osinbajo is consequently assuring Nigerians that all persons within the law enforcement apparatus who participated in this travesty will be identified and subjected to appropriate disciplinary action.
Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity,
Office of the Acting President,
7th August, 2018