Here’s the reason Gov. Matawalle ordered closure of strategic markets in Zamfara

Zamfara, the State Governor, Bello Mohammed Matawalle has ordered for immediate closure of some markets in the State following acts of terrorism against innocent people.

The markets include Magami Market in Gusau Local Government Area, Dansadau Market in Maru Local Government Area, Wake weekly market in Gusau, and Dauran Market in Zurmi Local Government Area.

This was contained in a press statement signed by the state commissioner for information, Hon. Ibrahim Magaji Dosara, who said;

“The government, therefore, ordered the immediate stock-taking of the damages inflicted on the affected communities to provide the needed support and assistance for the families of the victims.

“Meanwhile, the State Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs was directed to as a matter of urgency, mobilise to the affected communities and provide immediate assistance to the families of the victims.

“The government also deemed it necessary to order for the immediate closure of the following markets beginning from today Thursday, April 22, 2021, until further notice.

“Security agencies are hereby directed to ensure strict compliance. They are also ordered to deal, ruthlessly, with anyone found violating law and order within and around the affected markets.”

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