Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has met with heads of security agencies, traditional and religious leaders, as well as local government chairmen towards finding a solution to banditry attacks in the state.
Addressing the media at the end of the meeting held at the government house in Minna, the governor said the meeting was to review strategies and take necessary measures to address insecurity in the state.
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“By the grace of God, with the efforts being applied at the moment, we shall overcome most of these challenges soon,” he said.
Bello, who expressed concern over the incessant banditry activities and other forms of crime in the state, said the government was not unaware of the hardships facing the people.
He commended the security agencies for their efforts towards making rural communities safe.