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INSECURITY: Senate Holds Summit Next Week

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The Senate says it suspend plenary next Wednesday and Thursday to hold a summit on the security situation in some parts of the country.

The red chamber also called for a high powered delegation in conjunction with State Governments to resolve the conflict for harmonious existence.

It also urged the Federal Government to deploy more security personnel to the affected areas.

These resolutions were sequel to a motion sponsored by Shuaibu Lau on the conflict between herdsmen and farmers in parts of Taraba.

He said the conflict which started in Numan, Adamawa, had led to the killing of over 70 persons and that it has a grave danger on national security.

In his submission, Abdullahi Adamu subscribe and accept the principle that guides the essence of every government; which is the protection and preservation of life.

He, however, called for caution in handling security issues in the country.

The resolutions were unanimously adopted by the lawmakers after a voice vote by the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki.

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