- Kano state governor Umar Ganduje has condemned the attack on the National Assembly by DSS operatives
- Ganduje urged security operatives in the country to allow the legislature function
- He added that they should not embarrass the country before the comity of nations
In reaction to the recent siege on the National Assembly by DSS operatives, Governor Umar Ganduje of Kano state has told security operatives in the country to allow the legislature to function and not embarrass the country before other nations.
Going further, the governor commended Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, for the bold step in sacking director-general of Department of State Services (DSS) Lawal Daura,Vanguard reports.
He disclosed this while speaking to State House correspondents after he met with Osinbajo behind closed-doors on Wednesday, August 8.
“To use security agencies to try to prevent lawmakers from doing their normal legislative functions is wrong. But I have to salute the acting President for taking immediate action to save the situation. The National Assembly is a very important institution and we must not embarrass ourselves and allow foreigners to view us as undemocratic,” he said.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom, condemned the police and DSS invasion of the National Assembly on Tuesday, August 7.
He called on all patriots to resist what he described as impunity.
The governor used the opportunity to call on patriotic Nigerians to resist any assault on the country's democracy.
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“I condemn police invasion of the National Assembly and urge patriotic Nigerians to reject this impunity which is an assault on our democracy. We cannot afford to remain the laughing stock of the world,” Governor Ortom said.
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