House Of Reps Summons Buhari Over Fulani Herdsmen Killings In Benue

House Of Reps Summons Buhari Over Fulani Herdsmen Killings In Benue

By Wires | The Trent on April 26, 2018
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National Assembly Dogara
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara making an entrance into the chamber for a session.

The House of Representatives on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, ordered President Muhammadu Buhari to appear before it over incessant killings in Benue and other parts o the nation.

The House said it would halt sitting for three days in solidarity with Nigerians over the killings in the country.

Fulani herdsmen had on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, killed 19 people in a Catholic Church in Benue State, while massive killings are ongoing in Taraba, Plateau and some parts of the federation.

The assembly also passed a vote of no confidence on the country’s Service Chiefs and all the security advisers to the president.

These resolutions followed the unanimous adoption of a motion under matters of urgent public importance moved by Rep Mark Gbillah.

Nigeria has been facing security challenges, ranging from Boko Haram insurgency in the Northeast, herdsmen and farmers’ fights in the North Central States, among others.

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