Vice President Kashim Shettima has restated President Bola Tinubu’s commitment to addressing banditry and security challenges bedevilling the North-West region.
Mr Shettima, while interacting with journalists on Sunday in Kano, said the president would soon unveil a new strategy to tackle banditry and killings in the region, adding that the measure would involve military and non-military solutions to the crisis.
“President Bola Tinubu, in the next couple of weeks, will unveil the ‘Fulaku’ solution, which will address the grievances and the social exclusion of our Fulani cousins in the North-West,” said Mr Shettima.
The vice president added, “He will also address the root causes of banditry and insurgency in the region to which a solution will be unveiled soon.”
Mr Shettima was in Kano to sympathise with the family members of the late Abubakar Galadanci, who passed away on Friday.
He said the president had concluded plans to provide a lasting solution to security challenges bedevilling the region.
The vice president said the crisis in the region was associated with poverty and social exclusion, stressing that the president is determined to address it.
“The president is determined to redefine the meaning and concept of modern governance.
“And the crises we have in the North-West further associated with poverty and social exclusion is something that the president is determined to confront.
“Unless we want to engage in an endless war of attrition, there cannot be a military solution to the crisis in the North-West; there has to be a kinetic and non-kinetic solution,” the VP said.