[Breaking] Insecurity: Senators in closed-session with Service Chiefs

DISTURBED by continued cases of insecurity with attendant armed banditry, rape. Kidnapping, among others, the Senate and the Security Chiefs are presently holding a closed-door session.

The closed-door meeting which started at 11.22 am is holding with the Chief of Defence Staff, the service chiefs, the Inspector General of Police and heads of intelligence agencies in the country.

The Senators and the Security Chiefs are expected to brainstorm on the worsening insecurity in the country and the regional implications of the recent development in Chad, with a view to coming up with practicable solutions.

Those in attendance are, General Lucky Eluoye Onyenucheya Irabor (Chief of Defence Staff), Lt. General Ibrahim Attahiru ( Chief of Army Staff); Vice Admiral Awwal Zubairu Agambi (Chief of Naval Staff); and Vice Marshal Isiaka O. Alao (Chief of Air Staff).

Also in the meeting area, the Acting Inspector General of Police, Usman Baba, the National Security Adviser, Babagana Munguno, Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir Salihi Magashi (Rtd), the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Ahmed Rufai Abubakar,

In his opening remarks before the closed-door meeting, President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan assured that security challenges the country was facing at the moment would be taken will be seriously and extremely by the Parliament.

Lawan said, “You recall our resolution to invite them for a briefing on the security situation in our dear country, on behalf of all of us Senators, I want to welcome this team and let me quickly assure you that indeed this Senate or the entire National Assembly is and will remain a partner in progress with you.



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