OrderPaperToday- A bill seeking to establish a National Security Coordination Centre for the activities of security agencies in the country, has scaled second reading at the House of Representatives.
The Bill is titled ‘Bill for an Act to Establish National Security Coordination Centre in the Country for all Security Agencies Coordination in Combating Acts of Terrorism including Banditry, Kidnappings; and for Related Matters 1772).”
Co-sponsored by Ahmed Munir (APC, Kaduna) and Magaji Da’u Aliyu (APC, Jigawa), the bill seeks to coordinate the activities of the various security agencies in the country in the fight against insecurity, banditry and other security challenges.
Leading the debate, Munir reiterated the need for such an agency, explaining that it will eliminate inter-agency rivalries and strengthen the operations of the various agencies.
The lawmakers voted on the National Security Coordination Centre bill and passed it for second reading. It was consequently referred to the House Committee on Intelligence and National Security.