The lawmakers want him to act fast and if necessary sack his chief security and cabinet members found wanting, saying enough is enough.
For the second time in 2 days Nigerian lawmakers in the senate deliberated on the state of security in the country.
This is as they mourn the gruesome murder of Taraba lawmaker, Hosea Ibi by kidnappers.
But it was the motion by Senator Shuabu Isa also from Taraba State detailing the level of massacres by herdsmen in the state that really sparked the anger of the lawmakers; asking president Muhammadu Buhari to act; sack his cabinet or those in charge of the country’s security if need be.
Prompted by Senator Ben Bruce’s statement; Senator Kabir Marafa Narrated how foreign mercenaries unleash terror in Zamfara almost at will. He accused the State Governor, his deputy and the state commissioner of police of knowing the mercenaries.
Deputy minority Leader, Emmanuel Bwacha thinks the killer herdsmen are Boko Haram Insurgents who have brought back the war to Nigeria.
Isa Misau is furious at the incompetence shown by Nigeria’s security operatives pointing out that instead of tackling the insecurity in the country, government is more pre-occupied with a plot to remove Bukola Saraki as senate president but senator, Abdullahi Adamu cautioned lawmakers to mind their language.
At the end, senate agree to suspend plenary for 2 days next week to host a summit on security.
It condemned the killings in Taraba state while mourning the killing of one of their own from Taraba state house of assembly.