A delegation of the Senate led by majority leader, Senator Yahaya Abdullahi, on Monday visited Maiduguri, Borno State capital, to commiserate with Governor Babagana Umara Zulum over recent killings by Boko Haram insurgents.
The delegation comprised of Senate Chief Whip, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, Deputy minority whip, Senator Yahaya Alh. Yawu, Senator Kashim Shettima, Senator Mohamed Ali Ndume and Senator Abubakar Kyari.
The Senate delegation was received by Governor Zulum, at the Government House, after the Deputy Governor, Umar Usman Kadafur, led a welcoming team at the Maiduguri international airport.
Speaking on behalf of the senate, Senator Yahaya, at the council chamber of the government house in Maiduguri, assured that no stone will be left unturned in an effort to get lasting peace in the nation.
He added that the Nigerian Senate in a resolution had directed the Senate President to meet President Muhammadu Buhari to lay on his table the security situation in the country.
Senator Yahaya Abdullahi also commended Governor Babagana Umara Zulum for his efforts in restoring peace in Borno State.
On his part Governor Babagana Umara Zulum while welcoming the delegation, acknowledged the support of the national assembly towards the development of the northeast zone.