The House of Representatives has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a state of emergency on insecurity in Nigeria.
The federal lawmakers made this declaration on Tuesday as one of its 12 resolutions.
House of Representatives
This followed the recent sacking of about 50 communities and the hoisting of its flag by Boko Haram in Niger State during a recent attack.
Femi Gbajabiamila, the Speaker of the House, read the resolutions after the session, Premium Times reports.
Also, the lawmakers asked the Nigerian government to recruit more personnel into the military and the police.
Saharareporters, New York