The Katsina State Government says it will lift the ban on telecommunication services in the remaining seven affected local government areas before January 2022.
The state governor, Aminu Bello Masari, who disclosed this during a media parley with journalists yesterday in Katsina, urged residents to do their best to protect their areas from bandit attacks.
He commended the efforts of all security agencies, especially vigilante groups, for fighting bandits.
Governor Masari noted that the vigilantes travel from one community to another with the aim of protecting the communities.
The governor also advised people to defend their communities and to also give the securities all the necessary support, especially by providing them with correct information on criminals.
The governor urged the people in the various communities to support the local vigilance groups with the necessary weapons so that they could defend them in the event of any attack.