Buhari Appoints Lawan Daura As DG -SSS

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President  Mohammadu Buhari, Thursday,appointed  Mr. Lawal  Daura as the Director General of  the State Security Service(SSS). He replaces  Mr. Ita Ekpeyong,who was relieved of his appointment 

The  firing and hiring was  made public via  a press  statement issued by Danladi Kifasi, Head of Civil Service  of the Federation.

According to the statement, Mr. Daura was born in Daura on August 5,1953.

He attended Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria from1977-1980

He 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 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.

The appointment is with immediate effect, the statement said.