The Minister of Police Affairs, Myhammad Dingyadi has called on community leaders to support security agencies in the fight against bandits and other elements threatening peace and security of the country.

The Minister of Police Affairs, Myhammad Dingyadi has called on community leaders to support security agencies in the fight against bandits and other elements threatening peace and security of the country.

The minister made the call at an interactive session with newsmen in Abuja.

He said the call followed security checks that confirmed that most of banditry activities were perpetrated by people living in contiguous communities.

According to him, the people use unpatriotic people in the same communities as agents that aid them with intelligence in carrying out their nefarious activities.

The minister said policing infrastructure are currently receiving attention, to strengthen kinetic operations against mindless persons or groups orchestrating violence against Nigerians.

The minister said the recent unfortunate security developments in Kaduna, Katsina, Niger, Zamfara, and some parts of Sokoto States were of serious concern to government