Wednesday, 13 November 2013

Reps Invites Service Chiefs Over Emergency Rule

The House of Representatives has invited Service Chiefs to brief it on the current security situation in the Adamawa, Yobe and Borno states.

This follows a request by president Goodluck Jonathan to the lawmakers demanding an extension to the six month emergency rule in the three affected states.

Although the president attached security report by the military to the House, members opted to have a closed session with the military chiefs before taking a decision on the extension .

A similar request by the President to the Senate was granted last Thursday by the Upper

 The Service Chiefs, led by the Chief of Defence Staff, are expected to meet with the Lawmakers in camera on Thursday, 14th November, 2013

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