INSECURITY: Senate Passes Vote Of Confidence On Service Chiefs


The Nigerian Senate after over ten hours of closed-door sessions with certain Ministers and Service Chiefs to discuss the security challenges in the country passed a vote of confidence on them for the recent efforts in checkmating crime and criminality in the country.

The vote of confidence passed on the Security Chiefs by the Senate was read by its President, Senator Godswill Akpabio.

Reading the resolution, Senator Akpabio said the Senate decided after listening to submissions made by the various security chiefs on the latest onslaughts against criminal elements in the country.

The Upper chamber commended President Bola Tinubu for his efforts to protect the lives and properties of the citizens.

Also speaking with journalists, Senate Spokesperson, Senator Yemi Adaramodu, provided further insight into the discussions at the executive session.

In attendance were Minister of Defence, Mohammed Badaru Abubakar; his counterpart in Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-ojo and Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister, Wale Edun.

Others were Minister of State for Defewasnce, Bello Matawalle; Minister of Police Affairs, Ibrahim Geidam; and Minister of State for police affairs, Imaan Suleiman Ibrahim.

Security Chiefs at the meeting were the Chief of Defence Staff, Christopher Musa; National Security Adviser Nuhu Ribadu; Chief of Army Staff, Taoreed Lagbaja, the Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Emmanuel Ogalla; the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Hassan Abubakar, the Inspector General of Police, Kayode Egbetokun; the Director General of DSS and the NIA DG.

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