By Sanni Onogu, Abuja
The Senate on Tuesday known as for the resignation of all Service Chiefs over current killing of troopers and mass resignation from the navy.
The Senate additionally resolved that the highest hierarchy of the navy ought to transient its related committees on the components militating towards the operations of the navy to discover a manner ahead.
The Senate additionally resolved to watch a minute silence to honour troopers and members of different safety businesses which have misplaced their lives throughout their struggle towards insurgency to date.
The resolutions of the Senate adopted the consideration of a movement titled: “Rising casualties amongst Nigerian troopers and different safety businesses” moved by the Chairman, Senate Committee on Military, Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume (Borno South).
Ndume had in his lead debate lamented that 24 troopers had been just lately killed in an ambush by insurgents in Danboa.
He mentioned that 19 troopers had been wounded whereas 9 others had been reported lacking through the assault by insurgents.
He mentioned that one other 20 troopers had been killed throughout an analogous ambush in Kachina whereas others had been wounded.
He mentioned that whereas the Senate appreciates the sacrifices being made by members of the Armed Forces within the struggle towards insurgency, it’s nonetheless involved in regards to the destructive results of the killings on the battle towards insurgency, particularly the reported mass resignation of over 200 troopers combating within the frontlines.