Senate Mourns 40 Residents, Soldiers Killed By Terrorists In Taraba

Wed May 11th, 2022 - Taraba

The Senate, on Wednesday, mourned the recent killing of over 40 persons, including soldiers by terrorists in the southern part of Taraba State.

This followed a point of order raised by Senator Emmanuel Bwacha (APC, Taraba South).

Coming under 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 that the attackers came on motorbikes and killed over 40 people, including soldiers who were mobilized to protect the community.

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The lawmaker consoled with Military authorities over the loss of its men and officers in the line of duty.

He appealed to the Federal Government to direct the relevant agencies to provide relief materials to the victims of the attack.

The 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.




source: Leadership