The House of Representatives has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to declare bandits as terrorists.
The bandits have dominated the North-West and parts of the North-Central geopolitical zones of the country.
The Senate had on Wednesday also called on the President to declare the bandits as terrorists.
The Chairman of the House Committee on Defence, Babajimi Benson, at the plenary on Thursday, moved a motion of urgent public importance to urge the chamber to back the Senate.
The Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, had asked for those who were against the motion but the lawmakers chorused, “No!”
The motion was unanimously adopted through a voice vote.