Saturday, October 24, 2020
Home News Local Zamfara: Gov. Yari imposes dusk to down curfew

Zamfara: Gov. Yari imposes dusk to down curfew

Zamfara state government on Wednesday imposed curfew on all the fourteen local governments from 7 pm to 7am.

Commissioner for Local Government Affairs, Bello Dankande Gamji, announced the decision in Gusau.

The commissioner explained the curfew became unavoidable in view of the deteriorating security challenges bedeviling the state.

He lamented a woman and her child were abducted recently when she boarded a tricycle to her home.

Dankande, who was flanked by the Commissioner of Police Celestine Okoye, warned the police will be spread in all nooks and crannies of the metropolis enforce the curfew and arrest defaulters.

He further revealed most of the crimes committed were organised and perpetrated with some commercial motorcycle riders and tricycle operators.

“We know that the action could be considered harsh or hard on our people but such measures are must be taken in order to safeguard our people, protect lives and property, ensure that peace prevail in all corners of our state,” Dankande explained.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here



Most Popular

#EndSARS: Buhari to address Nigerians on Lekki toll gate shooting on Tuesday – FG

The Federal Government, on Saturday, assured that President Muhammadu Buhari would address Nigerians over the shooting in Lekki toll gate area of...

Contracts below N5bn will no longer be awarded to foreign firms -FG

The federal government has directed that contracts below N5 billion will no longer be awarded to foreign firms. This...

IGP ordered withdraws policemen attached to VIPs

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the withdrawal of all police officers attached to all VIPs across the nation with...

Curfew: Flight Operations at MM Airport Lagos suspended

Flight operations at the Murtala Mohammed Airport in Lagos have been suspended following the 24-hour curfew imposed in the state by Babajide...