Department of State Security Service (DSS) new Director General, Lawal Daura, has reverse the promotion of about 100 officers carried out by his predecessor, Ekpeyong Ita, and approved by the Jonathan administration.
Also, a Deputy Director and spokesperson of the department, Mrs. Marylin Ogar, has been redeployed to Maiduguri, to serve in the DSS component of the Military Command and Control Centre.
Sunday Vanguard gathered that the officers, who had suffered stagnation for years and promoted by Ita are mostly those who put their lives on the line for the nation and were engaged in deadly operations.
“Among them were those that took part in joint operations with the military and police personnel in Operation Zaman Lafiya (war against Boko Haram), those who were engaged in special security operations in the Presidential Villa and other special duties in several trouble spots in the country”, a source said.
Source: Vanguard newspaper