Abuja - The Senate President, Sen. David Mark, on Wednesday lead 21 other senators to meet with President Goodluck Jonathan on the recent abduction of 234 girls by insurgents in Chibok, Borno.
made the announcement during Wednesday's plenary, said the meeting was
aimed at finding ways to rescue the affected girls and end insurgency in
He said the meeting, slated for 10 p.m.,would hold at the Aso Rock Villa.
Senate had on Tuesday resolved to ask the Federal Government to
intensify efforts to secure immediate rescue of the abducted female
It also urged the Federal Government to seek the
assistance of ECOWAS and the UN for modern equipment to aid the search
Members of the delegation include Senators Boluwaji
Kunlere, Babafemi Ojudu, Zainab Kure, Alkali Jajere, James Manager,
Helen Esuene and Chris Anyanwu,
Others are Ali Ndume, Ahmed Zannah, Maina Lawan, Ahmed Makarfi, Mohammed Magoro, Ahmed Lawan and Ahmed Barata.
remaining are Barnabas Gemade, Sola Adeyeye, Bindowo Jibrilla, Ehigie
Uzamere, Bello Tukur, Bukar Ibrahim and Uche Chukwumerije.
meeting will also afford senators from the affected areas opportunity to
relay intelligence at their disposal to the President