President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Lawal Musa as the new Director General of the Department of State Security Service (DSS).
Former DG, Ita Ekpeyong has been sacked and Daura is expected to resume with immediate effect.
The director of Communications for the Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Haruna R. Imrana released a statement on this new development yesterday, July 2, 2015.
“President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Lawal Musa Daura as the new Director General Department of State Security Service. The appointment was conveyed today in a letter by the Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Barrister Danladi Kifasi.”
“Lawal Musa Daura was born in Daura on the 5th of August, 1953. He attended Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria from 1977 – 1980. He started his career in the State Security Service in 1982 and rose to the rank of Director.”