- Nigeria service chiefs have been asked to resign by the House of Reps
- According to Abubakar Fulata, a member of the House, the chiefs have outlived their usefulness
- As a result of this, a vote was called and the majority of member backed the resignation call
The House of Representatives has told Nigeria service chiefs to resign over the insecurity facing the country.
The lower chamber disclosed this during plenary on Wednesday, January 29.
Channels TV reports that Abubakar Fulata, had informed the House that the service chiefs had outlived their usefulness.
He argued that it is not right to keep the service chiefs who have failed to deliver and expect them to do something different in the long run.
After this, Femi Gbajabiamila, Speaker of the House put the question to the lawmakers whether the service chiefs should resign and leave their offices.
Despite dissent, the majority of the House member backed the call for the service chiefs to resign.
Meanwhile, recall that Legit.ng had reported that Ahmed Lawan, the Senate president on Tuesday, January 28, said the deteriorating security situation in Nigeria is worrisome.
Speaking during plenary at the Senate chamber, Lawan said the loss of lives recorded in the country was unacceptable, Channels TV reports.
The Senate leader said there is a need for those in government to do all necessary to secure the lives and property of citizens as contained in the constitution.
He said speedy measures need to be taken to find solutions to the security problems the country is currently facing.
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