- The Senate has resolved to hold a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari
- The upper chamber made the submission during its Thursday's plenary over an increase in security loopholes across the country
- The resolution was reached following a motion by Senator Abubakar Kyari representing Borno North
In a renewed effort against insecurity across the country, the leaders of the National Assembly (NASS) have agreed to meet President Muhammadu Buhari and the service chiefs.
The ninth Senate, marking its one year anniversary on Thursday, June 11, reached the consensus to take the bull by the horn amid alarming rises in killing and attacks on villages in some states.
Legit.ng gathers that Senator Abubakar Kyari representing Borno North constituency moved the motion mandating the NASS leadership to meet with the president.
The upper chamber, in its resolution, also resolved to mandate the security operatives to urgently secure areas around the Lake Chad.
It would be recalled that scores of villagers numbering over 70 were killed by men suspected to be Boko Haram insurgents on Tuesday afternoon, June 9, during a fresh attack in Borno state.
The attack, which was carried out in Faduma Koloram village in Gubio local government area of Borno, was said to have been unleashed on helpless locals around 12pm.
During the Thursday's plenary, Senate also enjoined the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and the North East Development Commission (NEDC) to send relief materials to victims of the attacks.
Another highlight of the sitting was the confirmation of Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem as the president of the Court of Appeal.
In related news, Legit.ng reported that the House of Representatives has decided to subject the service chiefs to an inquiry as insecurity continues to pose threats to the peaceful existence of Nigeria.
During a plenary on Thursday, June 4, the federal lawmakers at the lower chambers raised eyebrows against the rise in attacks in some states.
They resolved that the atrocities committed by bandits and Boko Haram terrorists grossly betrayed the efforts and commitment of the federal government towards the security of the country.
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