Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has appointed Matthew Seiyefa as the Acting Director-General, Department of State Services (DSS), following the sack of the former Director-General Lawal Daura on Tuesday.

Seiyefa, who hails from Bayelsa State, was before his new appointment the most senior director in the DSS.

Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, confirmed the appointment to State House correspondents.

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Seiyefa was also the Director, Institute of Security Studies, Abuja.

With about 34 years of experience, Seiyefa had served in different capacities, including State Director in Osun, Akwa Ibom, and Lagos States.

Before the announcement, Osinbajo, had earlier met behind closed doors with Seiyefa.

The meeting was held inside Osinbajo’s office at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

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