Nigerian Senate has asked Buhari to declare bandits terroristsSecurity authorities and Nigerians were alarmed when a Nigerian Airforce bomber plane was shot down in July.
The legislators also demanded that the president issue a warrant for all known bandit leaders and punish them.
On Wednesday, the Senate adopted a resolution presented by a member from Sokoto East Senatorial District, Ibrahim Gobir, and eight others on the red chamber's floor.
Due to ongoing military operations in Zamfara, most of the bandits have shifted to Sokoto's Sabo Birni and Isa local government areas, according to Gobir.
â€œThe present military onslaught on the bandits is not well coordinated because it is only being orchestrated in Zamfara instead of all front lines ravaged by banditry. The operation should be holistic,â€ he said.
Security authorities and Nigerians were alarmed when a Nigerian Airforce bomber plane was shot down in July.
The Nigerian Defense Academy (NDA) was attacked by terrorists in August, killing two military officials. After 24-days in the terrorists' den, the person abducted during the attack was released.