Niger Govt. takes measures to address security challenges in Shiroro, Munya

The Niger Government says it is taking proactive measures to address security challenges facing residents of Shiroro and Munya local government areas of the state.

Gov. Abubakar Sani- said this when he visited Kuta, Headquarters of Shiroro Local Government, to inspect some .

He said government had put in place measures to check cases of banditry, cattle rustling and kidnapping in the areas.

He said the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, had deployed a Squad of the Force under operation ‘Absolute Sanity”, to combat criminal activities in the areas.

The Governor, who announced the of N30 million to address the immediate needs of the people, also directed the state Commissioner of Works, to fast track the completion of the ongoing construction of township roads in Kuta.

He said the State Government would expand the General Hospital in Kuta and repair the reservoir supplying to the people.

He also said the state government would rehabilitate the dilapidated Fire Service in Kuta.

Earlier, Alhaji Yusuf Abdullahi, District Head of Kuta Yema, commended the state government for its  intervention programmes in the area. (NAN)