Buhari moves to check influx of small arms, light weapons writes to Senate


As Nigeria continue to face the influx of small arms and light weapons, President Muhammadu Buhari has written the Senate to legislate on “The Control of Small Arms and Light Weapons bill, 2021.”

A copy of the letter sighted by DAILY POST on Tuesday indicated that the bill, when passed into law would transmit the current Presidential Committee into a National Centre for the Control of Small Arms and Light Weapons to be domesticated in the Office of the National Adviser.

Citing provisions of the Constitution Buhari said: “Pursuant to Section 58(2) of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended), I forward herewith, the Control of Small Arms and Light Weapons Bill 2021 for the kind consideration by the Senate.

“The Control of Small Arms and Light…



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