Niger governor, Bello reveals areas where bandits operating in the north originate from
The Executive Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Sani Bello has stated that most of the bandits operating in the north are from Mali and Sudan.
This statement was made by the state governor while speaking with journalists on Wednesday after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa.
Bello said the bandits are recruited through Facebook, a social networking platform.
Niger has recorded high incidents of banditry and kidnapping.
The governor said he asked the president for help against banditry and the repair of deplorable roads in the state.
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