The Nigerian Senate has bemoaned the recent killing of over 40 persons, including soldiers by terrorists in the southern part of Taraba State.
This resolution followed a point of order by Senator Emmanuel Bwacha
Citing Order 42 of the Senate Standing Orders 2022 (as amended), Bwacha drew the attention of the chamber to the incidents of banditry and terrorism that occurred in Southern Taraba during the Sallah break.
He noted the attackers came on motorbikes and killed over 40 people, including soldiers mobilised to protect the community.
The lawmaker condoled with military authorities over the loss of its men and officers in the line of duty.
Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, called on Nigerians to support the military by providing the needed motivation and information to enable them tackle the problem of insecurity.
The Senate observed a minute silence in honour of all those killed by terrorists in Southern Taraba.