The chief of defence staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin, and director-general of the Department of State Services (DSS), Lawal Daura, have arrived at the Nigerian Senate to address the lawmakers on the security situation in the country.
According to The Punch, Olonisakin arrived earlier, while Daura arrived around 11:25 am. They were both waiting at the office of the special assistant to the president on National Assembly matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, to be called into the Senate chamber for the address.
Legit.ng gathered that the Senate had summoned the service chiefs and heads of security agencies in the country, including the Nigerian Immigration Service and the Nigeria Customs Service, to address the lawmakers.
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However, apart from Daura and Olonisakin, other heads of security agencies sent their representatives.
In a previous report by Legit.ng, the Senate resolved to invite all military chiefs; the director general of the State Security Service, Lawan Daura; and the comptroller general of Customs, Hameed Ali over the illegal possession of firearms by unauthorized Nigerians.
Premium Times reports that the invitation was sequel to a motion on the proliferation of dangerous firearms in Nigeria by the senator representing Kaduna north, Suleiman Hunkuyi on Tuesday, May 8.