SENATE APPROVES EXTENSION OF EMERGENCY ORDER

SENATE APPROVES EXTENSION OF EMERGENCY ORDER

By Adamu sambo

President Goodluck Jonathan has been given the go-ahead by a unanimous senate to extend the period of state of emergency in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe state for another six months in line with constitutional provisions.

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David Mark, Nigeria’s Senate President

The law makers who adopted a motion to that effect however gave some conditions which include the possibility of revoking the emergency order anytime it is found to be no longer relevant.

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