The Senate has asked the Federal Government to collaborate with other countries to call for a ceasefire in the Isreal/ Hamas conflict.
In a motion moved by Senator Abdulrahman Kawu from Kano South on Tuesday, the Senate (after an extensive debate), described the emerging figures of death and displacement from the war as unspeakable.
Lending their voices to the international community, the lawmakers condemned the killings on both sides while suing for peace, particularly to avoid degeneration into a world war three.
Referencing the Nigerian civil war and the concomitant horror encountered by Nigerians, the Senate equally urged the United Nations to revisit the issue of a two-state solution as a proposed framework for resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
According to Israeli authorities, since October 7, 2023, the Israeli military has relentlessly bombarded Gaza when Hamas militants launched an attack that left one thousand,four hundred dead in Israel, most of them civilians. And according to the Hamas-run health Ministry, the death toll in Gaza has surpassed 10,000 people — including more than four thousand children.