Senate won’t find peace until ex-governors stop making it a retirement home - Donald Duke

Senate won’t find peace until ex-governors stop making it a retirement home - Donald Duke

The former governor of Cross River state, Donald Duke has said that the crises in the National Assembly particularly the Senate is as a result of the red chamber being used as a retirement home by former governors.

The presidential aspirant in a tweet on Wednesday, August 8 said the Senate won’t find peace if it continues in such tradition.

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He wrote: “The senate won’t find peace until former governors stop making it a retirement home.”

PAY ATTENTION: Read the news on Nigeria’s #1 news app had reported that acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday, August 7, sacked the director-general of the Department of State Services (DSS), Lawal Daura.

A statement by Laolu Akande, his spokesperson, said: “The acting president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), has directed the termination of the appointment of the director general, State Security Service, Lawal Musa Daura, with immediate effect.

“Mr. Daura has been directed to hand over to the most senior officer of the State Security Service until further notice.”

Osinbajo also summoned the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, and the Director-General of the Department of State Security, Mallam Lawan Daura, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered that the two security chiefs, who arrived Aso Rock at different times, were to update the acting president on security developments including the blockade of the National Assembly by security officials.

The Inspector-General of Police was the first to arrive at about 12.35pm before the arrival of the DSS director general at about 1.15pm.

The police and operatives of the DSS early on Tuesday, blocked the main gate of the National Assembly, preventing lawmakers and staff from gaining access into the complex.

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