Military and airforce personnel are advised to remain resolute as they continue their air raids on bandits locations.
Security experts have also proffered solutions to ending the challenges in the nation.
The experts drawn from public and private sectors say an estimated one billion naira has been paid as ransom in recent months.
They say kidnapping has become a lucrative business in the northern part of the nation.
the experts say military efforts alone would not solve the problem.
The security experts also called on the federal government to develop and implement an inclusive multi-dimensional approach to curb the trend.