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Bombing: Senate Wants Security Agencies Re-Equipped

The Senate yesterday con­demned Friday’s twin bomb attacks in Kuje and Nyanya ar­eas of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

This followed a motion by the Minority Whip, Philip Aduda (PDP FCT), who said that the at­tacks were fresh calls for increased security consciousness and equip­ment ofthe military.

The upper chamber, which ob­served a minute silence for those who lost their lives in the attacks, urged the Federal Government to compensate the families of the

It also urged relevant security agencies to increase their intelli­gence gathering and embrace new technologies of combating terror­ism, including bomb detection.

Also, the Senate commiserated with the family of the late Olu of Warri and sent a four-member del­egation to visit the bereaved family in Delta.

Members ofthe delegation com­prised Sen. Adetunde Adeleke, Sen. Godwin Ugi, Sen. Danjuma Goje and Sen. Godswill Akpabio.

The senate also congratulated the Olu-designate and wished him a peaceful reign

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