Lawan, Gbajabiamila speak on Service Chiefs ‘sack’ after meeting Buhari


The speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has spoken of concerns about a “knee-jerk decision” in removing Nigeria’s military chiefs amid mounting insecurity, suggesting President Muhammadu Buhari whom he met Monday, may not have welcomed the call by the National Assembly.

The House last week passed a rare motion demanding the termination of the services chiefs as various parts of the country, especially the north, face an unprecedented scale of deadly attacks by Boko Haram, bandits, and kidnappers.

At the Senate, several lawmakers backed the call and urged Mr Buhari to take decisive actions to stem rampant killings of innocent and defenseless Nigerians.

The leaders of the two chambers, Ahmad Lawan, and Mr Gbajabiamila, met with the president on Monday to…



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