Security chiefs appear before Senate over arms proliferation


Security chiefs on Wednesday appeared before the Senate over the proliferation of dangerous firearms and spate of killings by terrorists and hoodlums in Nigeria.

Their appearances followed a resolution last week by the Senate as a result of the mass killings across the country.

Heads of security agencies seen at the chambers by newsmen, as at the time of filing this report are those of Defense and the Department of State Services, DSS.

Again, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris, was represented at the Senate.

Newsmen reports that immediately they were allowed into the chambers by the Clerk of the Senate, the Senate President, Bukola Saraki ordered for an executive session.

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