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Boko Haram: NASS To Meet Buhari, Service Chiefs Over Borno Attacks

The Senate on Thursday called on the leadership of the National Assembly to meet with the President Muhammadu Buhari and the service chiefs over recent Boko Haram attacks in Borno.

The call came following a point of order raised by the representative of Borno North Senatorial District, Abubakar Kyari, on the massacre of over 80 people in his area on Tuesday.

Recall that over 81 people were killed by Boko Haram fighters in an attack on Tuesday.

The upper chamber charged the Federal Government to direct the Army and other agencies to ensure safety around the lake chad shores.

The Senate also urged the National Emergency Management Agency and the North East Development Commission to send relief materials to the victims.

The government was also called on to implement the Senate committee’s recommendations on the restructuring of the security architecture of the country to enhance efficiency.

The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, on Thursday, said any of the service chiefs who failed to perform up to expectations, even with adequate provisions, should be sacked.

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