The Senate has postponed questioning the military chiefs over insecurity until February 13, to accommodate all those concerned stakeholders in the nation’s security administration.
According to the Nation, the lawmakers were scheduled to hear from the security chiefs in the Senate chamber on the nation’s increasing level of insecurity.
However, to expand the briefing, the Senate resolved to reschedule the meeting.
The Senate leader, Senator Opeyemi Bamidele, made the motion to adjourn the security briefing by the service chiefs, and Senator Abba Moro, the minority leader, seconded it.
Senate President, Godswill Akpabio while approving the adjournment, noted that the Senate would like a holistic deliberation on insecurity.
The clerk of the Senate was subsequently directed to expand the invitees list to cover; All Service Chiefs The National Security Adviser, Finance Minister, Interior Minister, Defence Minister, Minster of State for Defence and the Minister of Police Affairs.
The Senate had in a unanimous decision after an an emergency session on the first legislative day of the year on January 30, summoned the service chiefs over the spate of insecurity in the country.
Present at Wednesday’s deferred briefing were notable service chiefs, including Chief of Defence Staff , General Christopher Musa; Chief of Army Staff, Lt-General Taoreed Lagbaja; Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Hassan Abubakar, and Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Emmanuel Ogalla.