👤 By Adenike Lucas
The Senate was silent for two minutes in memory of Hauwa Liman, the International Committee for the Red Cross humanitarian worker, who was murdered by Boko Haram on Sunday night.
Ms Liman, 24, is the second aid worker to be murdered by the terrorist sect this year.
The nurse who provides help to Internally Displaced People, IDP, was killed seven months after the Federal government failed to secure her release.
The FG claimed it had done “everything” to save her life.
Minister of information, Lai Mohammed said the” federal government is shocked and saddened at the killing of another aid worker by Boko Haram on Monday, despite the actions taken by the government and the widespread appeal to save the young woman
“It is very unfortunate that it has come to this. Before and after the deadline issued by her abductors, the Federal Government did everything any responsible government should do to save Hauwa.”
The Senate President, Bukola Saraki who lead lawmakers into the chambers in the morning, directed the defence and security committee to engage with the security “agencies to find out if there are other issues that need to be addressed in order to prevent such reoccurrences.”