Zamfara State government has imposed a dusk to dawn curfew on Jangebe town in Talata-Mafara Local Government Area of the State following civil disturbances in the town.
SURGENIG NEWS NIGERIA reports that this came after the recent release of the 279 students of Government Girls’ Secondary School abducted by bandits.
In a press statement signed by the state commissioner of information, Hon. Sulaiman Tunau Anka and made available to newsmen in Gusau, the state capital, he noted the unfortunate civil disturbances which took place in the town warranted the state government to take the action.
According to him, the curfew started Wednesday 3rd of March 2021, saying that the action was aimed at preventing any further breach of peace in the area.
“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,” he said.
According to the commissioner, the state government was 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,” he added.