The Niger State Governor, Abubakar Bello, has described the recent attacks on farmers by terrorists in the state as barbaric.
In a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mary Berje, and made available to our correspondent, Bello described the attacks as inhuman adding that desperate terrorists will be fished out.
The Governor described as worrisome the attacks on farmers when they go to harvest their farm produce.
He said,“The worrisome part of the security challenges is the inability of the farmers to harvest their farm produce which may likely trigger food scarcity in the state.
“We are worried by the nefarious activities of these terrorists, desperation has been noticed amongst them as a result of the onslaught of security agents which has made them to target unsuspecting rural inhabitants.
“It is now time that full-fledged war should be declared on these unscrupulous elements since they have been proscribed as terrorists. We cannot just allow these people to continue with this massacre.”
The Governor said that a coordinated and simultaneous attack on the terrorists by security agents in the affected states will go a long way towards achieving success.
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