The Niger state government has again renewed its assurances that protecting lives and properties of people of the state remain cardinal objective of present administration.
Commissioner for Information and Strategy Alh Mohd Sani Idris gave the assurance while addressing Newsmen in Minna on steps taken to address incident of attacks by bandits in some parts of the state.
Alh Mohd Sani Idris who maintained that Niger state government will not fold it’s arm and shy from it’s responsibility of safeguarding lives and properties of Niger lites however said they are mapping out effective strategy to defeat the bandits.
According to him Governor’s of neighbouring states of Kebbi Sokoto Kaduna Katsina and Niger are discussing a common methodology on modalities to dislodge any form of bandit activities in their areas.
Alh Mohd Sani Idris however assured farmers in Niger state that efforts are on to ensure that they all return to their farm soon to avoid hunger in future.
He appealed to people from the affected local governments to be calm as eradicating criminality in all its ramification by Niger state government remain sacrosanct