Zamfara State govt impose curfew, suspends market activities

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THE Zamfara State government has declared a disk-to-dawn curfew in Jangebe, starting from Wednesday, March 3.

The curfew was sequel to what the government described as “an unfortunate civil disobedience which took place at Jangebe town after the return of the released abducted school children.”

The curfew was announced in a statement by Sulaiman Tunau Anka, commissioner for information which was made available to Realnews.

Part of the statement reads: “the Zamfara state Government has approved the imposition of a dusk-to-dawn curfew at Jangebe town starting from Wednesday, 3/3/2021. This is to prevent any further breach of peace.

“Similarly, there is strong discovered evidence of market activities in the town that aid and abet bandits activities in the town and neighboring communities. Consequently, all market activities in the town are hereby suspended until further notice.

“The state government is poised to ensure safety of lives and properties of its citizens at all cost.

“With this announcement, the Zamfara State Police Command is hereby enjoined to ensure total enforcement.”

– Mar. 4, 2021 @ 1: 44 GMT /

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