Monday, September 28THE LEGISLATURE

Insecurity, Kidnapping Along Abuja-Kaduna Highway Top Agenda of Senate Meeting with IGP

BY OBUTE JAMES

The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday had a close door session with the acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammad Adamu and discussed the issue of rising insecurity in the nation.

Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki who disclosed this in the chambeshortly after the close door session said “We deliberated on areas of banditry, robbery, terrorism activities and other security challenges in the country.

“The Nigeria Police promised to put more efforts to ameliorate the situation and hoped to address the menace squarely.

“IGP also promised to address areas that have to do with indiscipline of officers that have been found wanting, particularly the alleged abuse of some ladies by some policemen who were at a night club in Abuja.

“Adamu has assured that efforts would be made on the situation of insecurity along Abuja-Kaduna highway and also on the area of intelligence gathering.

”The Senate also promised to appropriate adequate funding to enable the police combat the necessary stress to our security”.

Acting IGP Adamu left the Senate chamber around 1:47pm.

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