Former Department of State Services (DSS) Director-General Lawal Daura, who has been in custody since August 7 when he was sacked, has been allowed access to his two wives and some associates, The Nation learnt yesterday.
Daura got the push after DSS operatives blocked the National Assembly, on his directive. But the former security chief, according to one of his associates who visited him, insists that he acted in the national interest.
He also said the decision to deploy operatives in the National Assembly on July 24 was in conjunction with other security agencies.
Daura is being held in a safe house in Abuja, awaiting the Presidency’s decision on the report of the Inspector-General of Police Ibrahim Idris who investigated his action. Read more