Worried the increasing number of killings carried out suspected herdmen in Benue and other parts of the country, the House of Reprsentatives yesterday resolved to summon President Buhari to explain the measures his administration is taking to stem the tide of the killings.
The House during the debate, asked the President to deploy more military personnel to Benue State to smoke out the killer herdsmen for prosecution. The house also asked It also resolved that the President should declare the killer herdsmen as “terrorists.”
The motion to invite President Buhari was moved an All Progressives Congress member from Kano State, Bashir Baballe.
”We should summon Mr. President, he is the chief security officer of this country. Let him come here and appear to brief us. What has Mr. President been doing to address all these security challenges? We need to know. I move that we should summon Mr. President” he said
He was seconded another APC member from Yobe State, Goni Bukar, before the prayer was passed members.
The House also urged President Buhari to sack all the service chiefs.