Reps to probe alleged leakage of classified security documents



The House of Representatives has called for full investigation into alleged leakage of classified security documents to the public

This followed the adoption of a motion Rep. Samuel Adejare (APC-Lagos) on the floor of the House on Thursday Abuja.

The House subsequently mandated the Committee on Security and to carry a detailed investigation on the matter.

The House further asked the committee to report back within two weeks for further legislative action.

Adejare his motion expressed worry about the recurring incidents of leakage of classified security documents to the public various social media platforms, online print media and other sources.

This he said was jeopardising the fight against insurgency, banditry, kidnapping and other crimes the country.

He also noted that the Federal Government had made concerted efforts the provision of human, material and financial resources the fight against insecurity.

He stated that the leakage of classified security documents and other acts of sabotage were causing failure of gathering, misunderstanding and lack of cohesion.

This according to him is mostly among operatives involved different operations against insurgency and other acts of terrorism Nigeria.

The noted that the unfortunate situation was enabling other acts of crimes and such as jailbreaks, mass abductions, invasion of farms and animal rustling.

He said that if such acts of sabotage were left unchecked, they might pose risk to the lives of security personnel and ultimately imperil the country.(NAN)