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Seiyefa Appointment Rebirth Of Nigeria’s National Security – NYN



A pro northern group, Northern Youth Network (NYN) has said that the exit of the former director general of the Department of State Services (DSS), Lawal Daura and the subsequent appointment of Mr Mathew Seiyefa in acting capacity will birth national security stability in the country.

Spokesperson, NYN, Haruna Haladu, who disclosed this in a statement entitled: ‘’New DG DSS: A New Era of National Security Stability’’ and made available to LEADERSHIP yesterday, said security agencies are overstretched and many of those at the top echelon have exhausted ideas to correct the anomaly, hence the clamour for an overhaul to inject new ideas in tackling the menace of prevailing insecurity across Nigeria has become a necessity.        

Haladu said it is an incontrovertible fact today that Nigeria is bedeviled with conflicts and insecurity on many fronts, adding that it is also a fact that the nation’s security agencies are overstressed.

According to him, ‘’The exit of Daura as the director general, DSS  and the subsequent appointment of Mr Mathew Saiyefa in acting capacity provide a window of opportunity that will birthed a new era of overhaul and reorganisation of our security agencies.

‘’The appointment couldn’t have come at a better time than now, a thoroughbred professional, a symbol of integrity within and outside the DSS whose core values are honesty, hard work and fair of God.

‘’Saiyefa could be well described as the version of Muhammadu Buhari in the Department of State Security. We believe Mathew Saiyefa will restore the fading glory of the service and supervise a total turnaround of the service to meet up the challenges of the moment.’’

He said most urgent of all these is to rid the service of pervasive corruption and undue political meddlesomeness that the immediate past director general was accused of.

The spokesman noted that the service must instill discipline among its personnel and end all acts of impunity that have become synonymous with the service in recent times.