The Nigerian Senate called on Service
Chiefs to “step aside” on Tuesday.
federal government claimed that the resolution of the Senate had been reached
at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.
Muhammadu Buhari held a meeting with the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan,
and the Speaker of the House, Femi Gbajabiamila.
agreed that the legislature should demand the dismissal of the Chiefs of
Katsina again, about 20 soldiers were also ambushed and killed while several
others were injured.
our military has made in the fight against insurgency, banditry and the
protection of Nigeria’s territorial integrity, “he said.
continues, the fight against insurgency and banditry in Africa’s largest nation
will have grievous consequences.
fallen soldiers, the Senate commissioned the Joint Committee on Army, Airforce,
Navy, National Security, and Nigeria Police to receive briefings on current
investigating the desertion of soldiers who were battling state enemies.
that our Armed Forces are trying very hard, but their good is not good enough
just as the President has said. We have to keep encouraging and providing for
them. They lay down their lives for us.
have allegedly deserted the front of war. We have got to get to the bottom of
that. Our joint committee should be able to find out the facts of this
allegation that more than 200 deserted the war front, “added Lawan.