Thursday, 2 July 2015

News:President Buhari appoint new DSS director- General

President Muhamadu Buhari appoints  Lawal Musa Daura as the new Director General, Department of State Security Service after sacking Mr. Ita Ekpeyong.

According to thisdaynews

The appointment was conveyed Thursday in a letter by the Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Barrister Danladi Kifasi.

Daura was born in Daura on  August 5, 1953.  He attended Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria from 1977 – 1980.

The new DSS boss started his carrier in the State Security Service in 1982 and rose to the rank of Director.

He was at one time the Deputy Director Presidential Communication, Command and Control Centre at the Presidential Villa Abuja between 2003 and 2007.

He also served as the State Director of Security Service at various times in Kano, Sokoto, Edo, Lagos, Osun and Imo States.

He attended various professional courses both home and abroad including the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, (NIPSS) Kuru.

Musa Duara's appointment has brought to an abrupt end the leadership of Ekpeyong, whose tenure was renewed last by the former President Goodluck Jonathan for another four years$

It could be recalled that spokesperson of the Service, Marilyn Ogar, while confirming Ekpeyong's reappointment last year, said the renewal followed his “superb” performance.
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