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Senate meet Service Chiefs over Insecurity

Senate leadership met with service chiefs to discuss the country’s security crisis.

The Chief of Defense Staff, Chief of Army Staff, Chief of Naval Staff, Chief of Air Staff, DG DSS, and a representative of the National Security Adviser are all present at the meeting.

The closed-door meeting with the Service Chiefs was intended to review current security strategies and discuss new solutions.

Senate President, Senator Ahmad Lawan said at the commencement of the meeting that the security challenges have persisted and that the Senate had hoped for a better situation.

Senator Lawan described the situation as terrifying, adding that there is nowhere to hide or flee.

Senator Lawan acknowledged the contribution of the security agencies to combat insecurity, stressed that more can be done.

General Lucky Irabor, Chief of Defense Staff, noted that much is being done to improve security.

General Irabor emphasized that the troops are still dedicated to the cause, and that no stone is left unturned in addressing the issue.

The meeting between the Senate and the Service Chiefs comes just days after National Assembly members threatened to impeach President Muhammadu Buhari if he does not address the country’s security crisis within six weeks.

President Muhammadu Buhari had said that his government was doing its best to stem the tide of insecurity the country.

Writing by Adeniyi Bakare