Senate Suspends Plenary In Honour Of  44 Dead Soldiers

Senate Suspends Plenary In Honour Of  44 Dead Soldiers
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By Emmanuel Olorunfemi

The Senate suspended its plenary in honour of the 44 soldiers reportedly killed by insurgents last week.

In a move by Senate Leader, Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan asked that all items on the order paper be stood down to another legislative day in honour of the lost souls.

Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki also added his voice to the alleged killing of Nigerian soldiers.

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He said: “I raised the issue of the 44 Soldiers that were killed by Boko Haram in Borno State. I emphasised that we must always pay our respects to our brave servicemen and women who sacrifice their lives and pay the ultimate price to keep us all safe.

He continued: “We resolved to send a delegation to pay condolence visits to the families of the 44 deceased soldiers who lost their lives to Boko Haram. We also resolved that a delegation of Senators will be visiting our men and women on the front lines.”

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Plenary is adjourned to Tuesday, 27th November 2018.


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