Pro-Buhari senators meet in Sheraton to finalize Saraki Impeachment Plot

Erika Holt
August 8, 2018

Mr Ibrahim, who belongs to Pro-Saraki group, also protested the invasion of the National Assembly by officers of the Department of State Services and Police Force.

Nigeria's head of the intelligence service has been fired after security services staged a brief "takeover" of parliament in the capital Abuja, at a time when President Muhammadu Buhari is out of the country.

With about 34 years experience, Mr. Seiyefa served in different other capacities, including being state director in Osun, Akwa Ibom, and Lagos States.

There were reports that they were meeting outside the Assembly premises to flawless a plot to impeach the National Assembly leadership, especially the Senate President Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu.

Akande is yet to give further details on Daura's sack, however, the development may not be unconnected to the blockage of the National Assembly by operatives of the DSS.

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When challenged, they said they were operating based on orders from above.

The sacked SSS boss had, along with the IGP and the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, earlier met behind closed doors with the acting president.

Mr Seiyefa arrived the presidential villa in an official SUV at about 4 p.m., clutching a file.

After meeting with Osinbajo, he left the villa without speaking with reporters.

Officers of the Department Of State Services (DSS), had stormed the National Assembly in the early hours of Tuesday, barricading the entrance and preventing lawmakers from entering.

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