Senators Want Service Chiefs Sacked


Lawmakers in the Senate have called for the sack of Service Chiefs in the country.

The lawmakers disclosed this on Tuesday during a debate on the incessant killings across the country by alleged herdsmen, stating that they have failed in their responsibilities.

Senator Suleiman Adokwe at plenary, who raised a point informed the Senate of the killing of over 32 people in his constituency allegedly by herdsmen.

Another senator, Solomon Olamilekun, also called for the sack of all the Service Chiefs noting that they have failed in their responsibility to protect the lives and properties of Nigerians.

For Senator Sam Anyanwu, he expressed his concern over the recent killings in the country said, “the Government has failed. Measures have to be taken to protect the common man.”

According to other senators, measures have to be put in place to protect the common man and those in possessions of illegal weapons have to be withdrawn.

They also commiserated with the families of those that lost their lives in the recent herdsmen attack.

Over the months there has been series of killings in the country, especially from the northeast and central.

The latest killings were in Taraba and Benue where several persons were feared killed following fresh violence that broke in the two states

Also in Zamfara State about 22 people were killed in Kur-Kuru and Yar’ Kuka villages of Anka Local Government Area of the state.

The lawmakers are therefore calling on the President to find a way to stop these incessant killings across the country.

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