Senate Urges Army To Set Up Base In Auno, Borno

 Senate Urges Army To Set Up Base In Auno, Borno

The Senate has urged military authorities to establish a base in Auno in view of the recent attack in the region that left many dead.

On Sunday insurgents attacked the small community destroyed several vehicles and killed many travellers who had stopped at the community to pass the night en route their journeys.

The Senate  on Thursday who observed  a minute’s silence in honour of the deceased condemned in strong terms the inhuman act .

The Senate afterwards resolved to “urge the military authorities to establish a base in Auno to intensify their efforts in the fight against insurgency in the North East and instruct the Defence Headquarters to set up a panel to investigate what transpired at Auno and find measures to forestall future occurrence”.

The Senate also resolved to  urge the Federal Government through NEMA and Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs to send relief materials to the families of those affected by the attacks.

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