President Muhammadu Buhari has replaced Mattew Seiyefa as the Director-General of the Department of State Services (DSS) with Yusuf Magaji Bichi.
Mattew Seiyefa was appointed by Vice-President Yemi Osinabjo as Acting President after the siege by operatives of the DSS at the National Assembly Complex which was ordered by Lawal Daura, the former DG.
Mattew Seiyefa was the next in line at the DSS. He has now been replaced by President Buhari with Yusuf Magaji Bichi who has reportedly retired from active service.
Nigerians respond below;
PMB has just appointed Yusuf Magaji Bichi as substantive DG SSS. Against the clamour to broaden the heads of our nations security framework, PMB has proven himself an irredeemable irredentist. SAD!!!
— Donald Duke (@Donald_Duke) September 13, 2018
BREAKING: President Buhari sacks Bayelsa born Acting Director of SSS, appoints Yusuf Magaji Bichi as new DG of SSS.
Reason: Tribalism and nepotism.
— Adeyanju Deji 🇳🇬 (@adeyanjudeji) September 13, 2018
@MBuhari has approved with effect, d appointment of Yusuf Magaji Bichi, as new DG of d DSS.
He replaced most senior official Matthew Seiyefa, who had headed d outfit in an acting capacity since Aug.
In few months b4 election PMB will come to Bayelsa to wear traditional attire. pic.twitter.com/xiFXFjFZTR
— Adetutu Balogun (@Tutsy22) September 13, 2018
Yusuf Magaji Bichi enlisted in the defunct NSO in 1982. He retired aftr 35 yrs of service in 2017 as Daura's Finance & Admin Director but was retained by Lawal Daura for few months & then released Feb 2018. It's likely thro him Daura will run the agency by proxy. It cld get worse
— Chidi Odinkalu (@ChidiOdinkalu) September 13, 2018
Buhari has appointed Yusuf Magaji Bichi as the new DSS director.
Bichi hails from Kano State.
I told someone that I would commit suicide if Buhari allows someone from Bayelsa (GEJ's state) to be the director of DSS.
I will not die again.
Buhari still remains a bigot.
— 🕊️ By Law A Country Is Built (@RadicalYouthMan) September 13, 2018
The era of Seiyefa, appointed by Osibanjo as Acting DG of DSS in August, ends.#PMB rather prefers Yusuf Magaji Bichi.
This new appointment appears to lend credence to the belief that certain ethnic 'blood' is required for certain security positions in this era of 97% v 5%.
— friarsomadina (@friarsomadina) September 13, 2018
I am just reading that Yusuf Magaji Bichi who has just been appointed as the new DG of the SSS by President Buhari actually retired from service last year after 35 years of service. The President is heartless. He is tone deaf. Continue to support him it's your right. I am out.
— Orji A. Uka (@OrjiUka) September 13, 2018
— Bashir Ahmad (@BashirAhmaad) September 13, 2018
Buhari be like
"Southerners GO & DIE!
We own & run this town. Ain't nothin you can do about it"
Buhari has sacked the Acting Head of #DSS – Mathew Seiyefa who is a Southerner from Bayelsa State & replaced with a substantive DG – Yusuf Magaji Bichi who is another Northerner.
— The Jonathanian (@The_Jonathanian) September 13, 2018
While you were sleeping Buhari appointed Yusuf Magaji Bichi as the new Director-General of the Department of State Service (DSS).
Nigeria go peme last last.
— Babasola Kuti (@SKSolaKuti) September 13, 2018
Buhari's govt is govt of the North for the North and by the North, a.k.a "Northocracy". This has shown in his past federal appointments and now recently,the appointment of Yusuf Magaji Bichi as the new DSS Boss.
— Olurops 🎤 (@Olurops) September 13, 2018
Buhari, first of his name, appointer of Yusuf Magaji Bichi, Tribal Warlord, Danfodio reborn, the Northern Equalizer… pic.twitter.com/x3eqkNLq6a
— Mr Stanley Nwabia (@MrStanleyNwabia) September 13, 2018
Buhari should have allowed Matthew B. Seiyefa act as DG DSS till after elections before appointing Yusuf Magaji Bichi. A very wrong move "Politically"!
Well, wetin I know?🤔
— Opeyemi Babalola (@CACCOT1) September 13, 2018
I don't get the outrage over Buhari's appointment of Yusuf Magaji Bichi.
Buhari is honestly one of the sincerest politicians around. He's an ethno-religious bigot and he has never hidden it. He is true to himself.
— Udókpotso Osikhomo (@Queen_Kas) September 13, 2018
Appointment of Yusuf Magaji Bichi by President Buhari is a sad proof that he is parochial, sectional & tribalistic. President Buhari swore to protect the constitution but runs foul of its federal character content. Shame on Nigerians for electing such a turncoat as president!
— Olaudah Equiano® (@RealOlaudah) September 13, 2018
With the appointment of Yusuf Magaji Bichi as DSS DG, it has further gone to show that Buhari is nothing but a tribalist with high nepotistic tendency.
Let's unite and vote out Buhari.
— Millionaire Business Man (@tboss_guy) September 13, 2018
The appointment of Yusuf Magaji Bichi as #DSS boss is directly connected to 2019 elections.
If You Know, You Know!
— Alwayshappy (@Alwaysh26085648) September 13, 2018
Congratulations Yusuf Magaji Bichi. This is just a tip of the iceberg. Una never see anything. Top positions in this administration are not meant for slaves who foolishly voted for change in 2015.
— Sidney Munza (@SidneyMuzanga) September 13, 2018
To hell with federal character as long as Buhari is concerned in appointment of heads of security agencies. He has shown it with sack of Seiyefa and appointment of Yusuf Magaji Bichi.Tomorrow centrists & sophisticated morons will ask why secessionists & militants are kicking.
— ThankGod Ukachukwu (@kcnaija) September 13, 2018
— Daily Nigerian (@daily_nigerian) September 13, 2018
Also Obasanjo appointed Kayode Are his kinsman, Late Yar'adua dismissed him and appointed Afakriya Gadzama from Borno,while Goodluck sacked him and appointed Ita Ekpeyong from Cross River. But Buhari is tribalist, irredentist and wrong for appointing Yusuf Magaji Bichi.
— Awal Othman (@AlvinNani) September 13, 2018
Whoever is surprised that Buhari removed Mathew Seiyefa and approved the appointment of Yusuf Magaji Bichi, as the new DG of DSS obviously never knew the man; I've noticed Buhari's ethnic supremacist ideology and given up on him a long time ago. Out with the old, in with the new.
— Bukola Saraki 2019🇳🇬 (@TheSarakist) September 13, 2018
Dr. Baffa Bichi – TeTFund
Yusuf Magaji Bichi – DSS Boss
Dambazau – Minister of Interrior
UG Dambatta – NCC
Bashir Ahmad – SA
Sha'aban Sharada – SA
All appointees of @MBuhari
From KANO STATE..
Thank you Mr.president
We are grateful.. it's left for the appointees……
— Abubakar Zarewa (@AY_Zarewa) September 13, 2018
I don't get the moral outrage about the appointment of Yusuf Magaji Bichi. @MBuhari has always remained true to his core base, you don't expect him to change a winning formula. If you are livid, vote him out, call out your MCMs for parroting a lifeless bigot bent on polarising NG
— OnojasonIV (@OnojasonIV) September 13, 2018
Dear Yusuf Magaji Bichi ( New Dss Boss)
As long as #Zakzaky is in Dss facility against court order, ur Mission as chief spy is impossible.
— Muhammad Ibraheem (@mustyy09) September 13, 2018
“YUSUF MAGAJI BICHI”
Another reason Buhari must not be allowed to return to power.
He is bent on destroying this country and he’s kept his mission on creating more division among the citizenry.
— Uncle Ray (@Raynergy) September 13, 2018
President muhammadu Buhari has appointed Yusuf magaji Bichi as a new Director security services DSS. the appointment will affect from September 14
Magaji Bichi did his pri. sch. in dambatta LG wen SBRS Kano and gain his first degree in political science there in bayero univ.
— Yakubu M. Umar (@Yakubu41) September 13, 2018
Matthew Seiyefa,the ONLY Southerner heading an Intelligence agency in Nigeria(SSS).He was competent but @MBuhari removed him and Just replace him with a northerner Yusuf Magaji Bichi
In the interest of federal character, how can all Intelligence agencies be headed by Northerners? pic.twitter.com/pp63TLFF60
— The leakages (@TheLeakages) September 13, 2018
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