Insecurity In Nigeria: Senate Asks Service Chiefs To ‘Step Aside’

The Senate has asked Nigeria’s military chiefs to ‘step aside’ to enable a new set with new ideas tackle insecurity across the country.

This is one of the resolutions adopted after the lawmakers deliberated on a motion on the rising number of casualties among soldiers and other security agencies. The motion was sponsored by Ali Ndume.

This call comes barely 48 hours after an ambush by suspected bandits in Katsina State on Saturday left at least 16 soldiers and officers dead and 28 others wounded.

Officers killed in the attack included a major, a captain and a lieutenant, Two bandits were also injured in the exchanges.

Premium Times also reported how 356 soldiers are formally exiting the Nigerian Army citing “loss of interest.”

The army is currently engaged in various combat operations as insecurity worsens across the country.




– Premium Times

About Delia Innoma

Delia Innoma is a prolific writer, promoter, artist manager with full professional proficiency in English, German and Igbo languages. She studied accounting and computer programming at the Institute of Management and Technology Enugu and Germany respectively. Delia is also a devoted mother of two and she founded the Diamond Celebrities Magazine. Her sense of responsibility and commitment to the Christian faith are essential forces driving her daily activities.

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