Senate urges IGP to beef up security

Sanni Onogu, Abuja


The Senate on Wednesday, urged the Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu, to beef up security and ensure rigorously and intensify police patrol of various communities in the country.

The upper chamber also called on the nation’s Service Chiefs and all security agencies to as a matter of urgency, deploy personnel to parts of Niger State now under bandits attack.

These resolutions were sequel to two motions during plenary moved by Sen. Sani Musa (APC-Niger East) on the menace of bandits in his senatorial district and Senator Sandy Onor (Cross River Central) on the incessant cases of militancy, coordinated killings and kidnapping in Boki local government area in Cross River State.

The Senate also urged the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to urgently provide relief materials to the affected communities in Niger state in view of the present harmattan season.

Besides, while taking the prayers on the motion moved by Senator Onor, observed a…

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