The Niger State Emergency Management Agency (NSEMA) says bandits have displaced no fewer than 4,030 persons from their communities in four local government areas of the state.
The public relations officer of the agency, Hussein Ibrahim, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna on Monday.
Mr Ibrahim said that over 1,000 persons displaced from communities in Shiroro Local Government Area (LGA) were taking shelter at Dr Idris Ibrahim Central Primary School, Kuta.
According to him, about 700 people displaced in Munya LGA are taking refuge at Sarkin-Pawa.
He told NAN that bandits displaced 2,000 persons from Pandogari and environs in Rafi LGA, adding that they were taking refuge at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Central Primary School, Kagara.