The Nigerian Senate stood down all items on the order paper of Thursday and adjourned plenary to another legislative day to honour 44 soldiers who recently lost their lives.
TheNewsGuru (TNG) reports some 44 brave soldiers of the Nigerian Army a few days ago died while fighting Boko Haram insurgents in Borno state.
“We are all aware that a few days ago we lost about 44 brave soldiers of the Nigerian Army in Northern Borno.
“We must pay our respects to these brave men that have sacrificed and paid the ultimate price for our own safety and peace in our country,” Senate President Bukola Saraki asserted.
Senate Leader moves that all items on the order paper be stood down to another legislative day in honour of the lost souls, and Minority Leader seconded the motion.
Plenary was adjourned to Tuesday, 27th November, 2018.