Presidency Monday night confirmed that the Director-Director, Department of State Security, DSS, Mallam Lawal Daura has given express clearance to recall the expelled Punch reporter, Olalekan Adetayo from the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The Senior Special Assistant on media and publicity, Garba Shehu said that a clearance has been received from the Director General of the Department of State Services, Malam Lawal Daura.
He said “We just got a clearance from Malam Lawal Daura, the DG SSS to recall Lekan to the Villa.
Please come along with him tomorrow.”The Special Adviser on Media, Femi Adesina and I will resolve the issues.
“Please, advise the Correspondents and the rest of your members to handle this with maturity.”
It will not help anyone to start daring the security. Lekan should be assured that he is safe. We will straighten out everything.” the statement read.