Senate president Bukola Saraki and House of Reps speaker Yakubu Dogara enteed a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari this afternoon over the recent massacre in Plateau state.
The meeting was still ongoing at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, as at the time of this report.
The news of the ongoing meeting was disclosed on the official twitter handle of the Senate President.
The tweet reads: “The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara are now meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari over the #PlateauKillings. The meeting was requested by the presiding officers of @NASSNigeria.”
Details of the meeting will be made available shortly.
Recall that following the killings, Saraki had called for a quick response to the security crisis in Nigeria.
“I am very sad to hear the news of the incident in Plateau State. This is very depressing and giving the impression that the country is not safe…
“We have to immediately device a plan through which the criminals behind the killings and their sponsors can be nabbed and made to face the wrath of the law.
“We have to also develop plans to mop up illegal fire arms in the hands of dangerous elements while also stopping the influx of these arms into the country”, he stated.