There was tension across the nation from 7am on Tuesday, when the news broke that the DSS had barricaded the National Assembly, till evening time when we heard that the Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, was in a meeting with top security operatives, including the IG of Police and the DG of the DSS. Shortly after, we heard that the DSS DG had been fired with immediate effect. What led up to that from what you know?
We were shocked to see DSS operatives at the National Assembly, particularly hooded, and it was very embarrassing to the Acting President. We then went out to look for information, particularly when people started calling us, that it was on TV that APC lawmakers had been allowed into the Assembly Complex and PDP lawmakers were not allowed in. Immediately I was asked to go in there to find out what happened. I got there about 11 am and found about 25 PDP lawmakers sitting down at the lobby of the National Assembly. I looked around, looking for APC members but I could not find a single one. I went back. What exactly is happening here? What we were told was that PDP members were not allowed into the chambers, that APC members were inside trying to impeach the Senate President. We found out that the information was not true. Read more