The Upper legislative chamber has asked the service chiefs to step aside
The resolution of the senate followed a motion sponsored by Senator Ali Ndume, representing Borno south and chairman of the committee on army.
The Service Chiefs are:
Gabriel Olonisakin, Chief of defence staff;
Tukur Buratai, Chief of army staff;
Sadique Abubakar, Chief of air staff; and
Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas, Chief of naval staff;