The Nigerian Senate has called for an end to the Israel-Hamas war, which has resulted in the loss of thousands of lives. The Senate has also called on the executive to intervene in the crisis by advocating for the establishment of two separate states for Israel and Palestine. This call came after a motion sponsored by Senator Suleiman Kawu Sumaila (Kano South) and co-sponsored by 28 others,leadership report.
Senator Adamu Aliero (PDP, Kebbi), who presented the motion, expressed concern about the alarming casualty figures in the ongoing conflict and warned that if it is not resolved promptly, it could potentially escalate into a global conflict.
He cited figures from the United Nations, which reported widespread destruction, including places of worship, residential units, medical centers, education facilities, industrial facilities, and media offices.
Several senators, including the deputy Senate President Barau Jibrin, Eyinaya Abaribe (APGA Abia), and Senator Sani Musa (Niger APC), called for an immediate ceasefire and an end to the conflict. They emphasized the need for a peaceful resolution and the coexistence of Israelis and Palestinians in peace.