Insecurity: Body of principal officers of senate meet with service chiefs


The Senate President Ahmed Lawan on Wednesday described the security situation in Nigeria as frightening.

Specifically, Lawan noted that there is nowhere to hide or go, following worsening security challenges in the country.

Consequently, he stressed that it is dire at this time to come up with an effective solution, as the crisis is dislocating where the head of government is situated.

Lawan made the observation in an opening remarks at the commencement of the meeting between body of principal officers of senate and service chiefs held in Abuja.

He bemoaned that the security challenges in Nigeria have lingered, saying the Senate had hoped that the situation would have been better.

Present at the crucial meeting were, 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.

Senator Lawan while noting that security agencies are doing their best, stressed that more can be done.

The meeting with the Service Chiefs was aimed at reviewing the current security strategies and discuss new solutions.

Meanwhile the Chief of Defense Staff General Lucky Irabor said a lot is being done to improve security, adding that the troops are still committed to the cause and no one is leaving any stone unturned.

More to follow……..

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