The Senate has advised the Federal Government to establish a military base in Shiroro, Niger State to restore the confidence of communities affected by the activities of bandits.

The Senate also urged the Federal Government to provide equipment and forest guards at the Kamuku National Park to improve operations of the premises.

This, the senate said would along with the Air Force, provide constant and effective patrol and aerial surveillance of the Kamuku forest. The decision of the senate followed a motion by Musa Sani from Niger East.

The Senate spoke of the urgent need for the Federal Government to take decisive actions to address banditry and kidnapping in Shiroro, Munya, and Rafi local Government areas of Niger state. The motion was co- sponsored by 14 other senators.

The Senate in its adoption urged the Federal Government to send relief materials to affected communities and those who fled to Niger Republic. g~2}�O3�