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Security: Senate in close session with IG of Police


By Kingsley Okoye

Abuja – The Senate has resolved into `Committee of the Whole’ for a closed session, to enable the Inspector General of Police, Mohammmed Adamu to brief the Senate on security situation in the country.

Adamu is also expected to brief the senate on modalities for the call for establishment of community police in the country.

Senate Leader, Abdulahi Yahaya (APC- Kebbi) had moved the motion for the Senate to resolve into Committee of the Whole for a closed session, following the arrival of Adamu.

The motion was seconded by Senate Minority Leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe (PDP-Abia.)

Earlier, before resolving into the closed session, five bills had been presented for first reading at plenary.

The bills are: River Basin Development Act Amendment Bill, 2020 sponsored by Sen. Ike Ekweremadu (PDP-Enugu), Federal College of Education Idare, Ondo State Establishment Bill, 2020 by Sen. Akinyelure Ayo (PDP-Ondo).

Also presented are; the Federal University of Education Abude, Edo state Establishment Bill, 2020 by Sen. Urhoghide Mathew.

Others are; the Nursing and Midwifery Act Amendment Bill, 2020 by Sen. Mohammed Hassan (PDP-Zamfara) and Anti- Corruption Court Establishment Bill, 2020 by Sen. Emmanuel (PDP-Taraba).


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