Insecurity: Zamfara govt imposes curfew on Jangebe

By A’isha Biola Raji

Zamfara State government has imposed a dusk to dawn curfew on Jangebe town in Talata-Mafara Local Government Area of the State following civil unrest in the town.

This according to reports is not unconnected to the recent release of the 279 students of Government Girls’ Secondary School abducted by bandits.

According to a statement signed by the state commissioner for information, Hon. Sulaiman Tunau Anka, the incident that took place in the town informed the need for the curfew.

According to him, the curfew commenced Wednesday 3rd of March 2021, saying that the action was aimed at preventing any further breach of peace in the area.

The statement read, “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.”

According to the commissioner, the state government is determined to ensure safety of lives and properties of its citizens at all cost.

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


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