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Service Chiefs to appear before Senate on Thursday

Service Chiefs with the National Security Adviser, Babagana Mongonu.

The Service Chiefs are to appear before the Senate to brief the lawmakers on the security situation of the country on Thursday.

They were unable to appear before the Senate today (Tuesday) due to the ongoing National Security Council meeting at the State House.

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan made the announcement at the commencement of plenary.

Sen. Lawan explained that the service chiefs were to appear before the upper chamber on Thursday (May 6) to brief it on the security situation in the country.

The upper chamber had in a resolution on April 27, resolved to summon the Service Chiefs to brief lawmakers on steps taken so far to address the rising spate of insecurity in the country sequel to a Point of Order raised by Sen. Sani Musa representing Niger East.

The motion was on the activities of Bandits and Boko Haram terrorists in some Local Government areas of Niger State and other parts of the country.

“On Thursday, the only item on the Order Paper will be the briefing. We will do that as a special day for the engagement, the interaction between the Senate and the service chiefs”, he said.

Amaka Ene

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