Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose
Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state on Friday slammed the Department of State Security, DSS, alleging that the Nigerian secret security agency and its new Director-General, Lawal Daura, have commenced a script to frustrate the states governed by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
Fayose, who further condemned the alleged invasion of the Akwa Ibom State Government House by men of the DSS on Thursday, called for Daura’s sack.
At a press conference held by Lere Olayinka, the Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media to the Governor, on behalf of his boss, the governor alleged that while states governed by the PDP were being invaded, states governed by the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, were handled with kid-gloves.
“Yesterday, the Akwa Ibom State Government House in Uyo was invaded by armed men from the Special Squad of the DSS.
“They invaded the Presidential Wing of the Government House in a commando-like manner, ransacked it, intimidated and harassed the occupants, claiming that they were searching for bomb and documents!
“One wonders when the Government House of Akwa-Ibom State turned to a factory where bombs are made.
“Also, we wonder why men of the DSS were overzealously looking for bomb in Akwa Ibom State Government House, instead of the Boko Haram-ravaged North-eastern part of Nigeria,” the governor said in his speech made available to our correspondent.
Fayose recalled that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Austin Okojie, was picked up by men of the DSS in July. The REC was detained and later asked to report daily to their office for interrogation.
“Interestingly, the DSS under Alhaji Lawal Daura has turned Akwa Ibom State and other states into centre of its draconian operations. DSS has not deemed it necessary to invite for …Read More
Source:: PM Newspaper