Senate President Senator Bukola Saraki has urged lawmakers to prioritise the lives of citizens citing the case of a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member who died two days ago.
The Corps member who was allegedly shot by a policeman on her way home at 3 am was rushed to Garki Hospital, Abuja where she was refused treatment because they needed a police report. The delay in giving treatment ultimately resulted in death.
“If they treated her, she would not have bled to death. Until we start holding people accountable for these kinds of incidents, they will not stop.” Saraki said during the plenary on Thursday.
“we must continue to show that we will continue to defend our people and defend them here,” he added. Read more