ZAMFARA STATE GOVERNMENT INTRODUCES NEW MEASURES AIMED AT TACKLING THE GROWING ACTIVITIES OF BANDITS IN THE STATE.
Written by miebaka ikiriko on August 30, 2021
The Zamfara State Government has introduced new measures aimed at tackling the growing activities of bandits in the State.
This includes the restriction of fuel sales to the State Capital and the headquarters of the local government areas of the State.
Governor Bello Matawalle who announced this in a statement said henceforth all filling stations in the state are banned from selling fuel except in Gusau and fourteen local government headquarters.
The Governor also said no eligible filling station was allowed to sell fuel of more than ten thousand Naira to a single customer as well as announced the suspension of all weekly markets across the State.
He however, stated that normal activities of buying and selling for local consumptions were exempted from the ban.
Governor Matawalle also suspended the transportation of livestock to and from the state, saying the transportation of food across the state and outside Zamfara must be verified.
He stressed that the destination of food must be authenticated otherwise, it would be seized and taken to the orphanage.