Senate meets Service Chiefs behind close doors

By Haruna Salami

Senate has just crucial security meeting with Service Chiefs over deteriorating security situation in the country. It will be recalled the Security Chiefs were to brief the Senate last Tuesday, it was rescheduled to because of the National Security Council meeting extended to Tuesday.

The Senate President, Ahmed Lawan who welcomed the Service Chiefs said the security situation in the country was of great concern to the parliament.

He commended them for fighting insecurity and urged the to trust the parliament with any information might help in addressing the problem.

The briefing by the Service Chiefs and other security agencies is the only item on the order paper of the day.

Meanwhile, in the National Assembly are anxiously awaiting to be briefed on the outcome of the meeting.