- Speaker of the House of Reps, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Monday, April 26, held a meeting with President Buhari
- Gbajabiamila explained that discussions with the Nigerian leader were centred on the country's worsening security situation
- According to the speaker, as far as the issue of security is concerned, the president is dealing with a difficult situation
President Muhammadu Buhari is dealing with a very difficult situation concerning Nigeria's security challenges, according to the speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila.
The speaker explained that he met with the president to have discussions on the worsening security challenges in the country.
Gbajabiamila, speaking after the meeting, said Buhari is passionate about restoring peace in the country, adding that the president has a listening ear when ideas are suggested to him, The Cable reports.
The speaker also said federal lawmakers would do all that is necessary to assist Buhari in tackling Nigeria’s rising challenge.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) said those behind Nigeria's insecurity will soon be dealt with.
According to the party, President Buhari and his administration are committed to bringing criminals to book.
Going further, the party said on no condition will it play politics with human lives. The APC disclosed this in a statement signed by its national secretary, Senator John Akpanudoedehe, in Abuja, on Monday, April 26.
In a related development, Ovie Omo-Agege, Nigeria's deputy Senate president, raised concerns that insurgents around Lake Chad may gain more ground in the region and penetrate Nigeria more due to the death of Idriss Deby.
Omo-Agege made this remark on Sunday, April 25, during the 8th Synod of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Ughelli Diocese, held at the Bishop Agori-Iwe Memorial Church, Ughelli, Delta state.
The senator admitted that this is a very dangerous and perilous time for Nigeria since Boko Haram terrorists will not relent to take advantage of Deby's demise.