The speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, like his counterpart, Senate President arrived the National Assembly about 5.08pm on Tuesday, August 7, after the invasion of the lawmakers' office by operatives of the DSS.
He was received by jubilant lawmakers who broke into a song as they sighted him, The Punch reports.
Welcoming Dogara, the lawmakers sang: “Kindom cometh by struggles”, “kingdom cometh by struggles.”
The chairman of House committee on capital market and institutions, Tajudeen Yusuf, and the chairman of House committee on public accounts, Kingsley Chinda, led the members in singing as they rushed to greet Dogara.
The speaker acknowledged by waving at them and shaking hands with many of them.
He walked past the lobby to his office as his colleagues continued to sing after him.
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Meanwhile, unconfirmed reports have emerged that the DG of Department of State Service (DSS), Lawal Daura, sacked by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has been arrested and detained.
According to Sahara Reporters, Daura was arrested by a combined team of the police and the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) for “breaching national security”.
News of the arrest was said to have sparked wild jubilation at the DSS headquarters.
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