Sack your Service Chiefs!- Senators urge Buhari following spate of killings

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Lawmakers in the Senate are calling for the sack of the Service Chiefs in the country over the spate of killings in the country.

The lawmakers made their views known during a debate on the persistent killings across the country by alleged herdsmen following a point raised by Senator Suleiman Adokwe at plenary informing the Senate of the killing of over 32 people in his constituency allegedly by herdsmen.

The lawmakers expressed concern over the recent killings in the country saying measures have to be put in place to protect the common man and those in possessions of illegal weapons have to be withdrawn.

They also commiserated with the families of those that lost their lives in the recent herdsmen attack.

Another Senator, Senator Solomon Olamilekun, in fact, called for the sack of all the Service Chiefs noting that they have failed in their responsibility to protect the lives and properties of Nigerians.

There have been series of killings in the country, especially from the northeast and central.

The latest killings were in Taraba and Benue where several persons were feared killed following fresh violence that broke in the two states.

Also in Zamfara State about 22 people were killed in Kuru-Kuru and Yar’ Kuka villages of Anka Local Government Area of the state.

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