The House of Representatives on Tuesday April 27, asked President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately declare a state of emergency over the insecurity being witnessed across the country. 

Members of the lower chamber of the national assembly also summoned the National Security Adviser, NSA, Babagana Mongunu, the Service Chiefs and the paramilitary heads to appear in the green chamber and brief lawmakers on the security situation in the country.

The speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila read the resolutions after a four-hour executive session of the House. The House also took other far-reaching decisions meant to safeguard Nigerians.