Meet Mathew Seiyefa, DSS New Boss


Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday fired Lawal Daura, Director-General of the Department of State Service and appointed Mathew Seiyefa as the Acting Director-General of the security unit.

Mathew Seiyefa, who hails from Bayelsa State, was before his new appointment the most senior director in the DSS – assistant DG. He was also the Director, Institute of Security Studies, Abuja.

With about 34 years of experience, he has served in different capacities, including the State Director in Osun, Akwa Ibom, and Lagos states.

Mathew Seiyefa is also a member of the National Institute.

He has been a very active force within the State Security Service and worked as the Director of Operations within the system.

Mathew Seiyefa

Prof Osinbajo ordered the sack of the erstwhile Director General, Department of Stat­e Service (DSS) Lawal Daura following the unauthorized invasion of the premises ­of the National Assembly.

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