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Presidency, DSS boss to recall Punch Reporter

By Levinus Nwabughiogu
ABUJA- 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.
To this end, the Senior Special Assistant, SSA to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu has requested the Chairman, State House correspondents, Ubale Musa to come with Adetayo on Tuesday.

Shehu in a statement promised that the matter would be duly resolved.

He however advised that Security issues should not be toyed with by Journalists.

“The Chairman Villa Chapel, 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.

“Pls 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.

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