President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday sacked the Director-general of the Directorate of State Service Eta Ekpeyong and appointed Mr. Lawal Musa Daura who enrolled in SSS in 1982 as the new DG.
According to a statement announcing his appointment by the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Danladi Kifasi, Daura rose to the rank of Director in SSS.
The statement from the Office of Head of Civil Service of the Federation reads:“President Muhamadu Buhari has appointed Lawal Musa Daura as the new Director General Department of State Security Service. The appointment was conveyed today in a letter by the Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Barrister Danladi Kifasi.
“Lawal Musa Daura was born in Daura on the 5th of August, 1953. He attended Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria from 1977 – 1980. He started his career in the State Security Service in 1982 and rose to the rank of Director.
“He was at one time the Deputy Director Presidential Communication, Command and Control Centre at the Presidential Villa Abuja between 2003 and 2007. He also served as the State Director of Security Service at various times in Kano, Sokoto, Edo, Lagos, Osun and Imo States”.