The Governor of Katsina State, Aminu Masari has urged Nigerians to be prepared to fight bandits terrorizing the nation.
Masari made the call while addressing journalists on Tuesday, during which he urged residents to ensure they protect their neighbourhood from attacks.
The Governor used the opportunity to announce that telecommunications services will soon be restored in the state.
The State government recently lifted the ban on 10 out of the 17 Local Government Areas.
Masari commended the efforts of security agencies and vigilance groups fighting outlaws.
The Katsina helmsman advised residents to support operatives with timely and credible information on criminals.
“We must prepare to fight back as individuals; to fight the bandits because they are evil and represent evil.
“By God’s grace we will not handover this country to the next generation of leaders under this condition. We must restore normalcy”, he said.