Zamfara State government has approved the closure of all markets aat Nada, Wonaka and Ruwan Bore in Gusau as well as Yandoton Daji in Tsafe local government areas of the state.
This measure according to the State Commissioner for Information Ibrahim Dosara is aimed at addressing the deteriorating security situation along the areas mentioned.
In addition this, government has equally banned riding of motorbikes and selling of petroleum products in the affected areas indefinitely.
Security operatives have been instructed to shoot at anyone sighted riding motorcycles along the areas mentioned because he is tagged to be a bandit.
It added further that, anybody found violating this order should be dealt with according to the rule of law adding that, government would not condone any act where innocent people are being killed.
“Government is also using this medium to thank all those who honoured and respect the peace dialogue in what ever form. In the same vein, those who refused to honour and respect the peace dialogue are here by warned to allow peace within our respective communities”.
“Government is hereby directing the military, police, civil defense and other security agencies to mobilize their operatives and take fight to the enclaves of the criminals with immediate effect”. The statement added.