President Bola Tinubu has ordered the Department of State Security Service (DSS) to vacate the premises of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Ikoyi, Lagos State.
KanyiDaily had reported that DSS operatives stormed the premises and prevented EFCC staff from gaining access to their offices on Tuesday, May 30.
It was gathered that the EFCC and the DSS shared office spaces in the building at No. 15A Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, but the agencies are now fighting over the property.
In a statement released by Tinubu’s media aide, Tunde Rahman, on Tuesday, May 30, the President said any issues between the two government agencies should be resolved amicably.
“President Bola Tinubu has directed the Department of State Security Service to immediately vacate the office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in Ikoyi, Lagos.
“The President gave the directive when reports that DSS officials stormed the EFCC office located on Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos on Tuesday, preventing officials of the anti-graft agency from accessing their workplace, was brought to his attention.
“The President said if there were issues between the two important agencies of government, they would be resolved amicably,” the statement said.
This comes barely a few hours after President Bola Tinubu and the vice-president, Kashim Shettima resumed work at their respective office at the Aso Rock Villa, Abuja.