Written by on January 6, 2022

The Zamfara state government has approved the immediate reopening of some markets in the state.

In a statement by the commissioner for Information, Ibrahim Dosara said the approval followed the satisfactory report received on the security situation in the affected communities.

The markets to be reopened with effect from this Wednesday, January 5th, 2022, include; Dansadau, Maradun, Bungudu and
Maru local government areas of the State.

The statement said while approving the reopening of the markets, the state Governor Bello Mohammed said the decision to reopen the markets was informed by the series of reports received from the communities on some Sanity in security, as well as the agreement reached between the government and the market leaders in ensuring no criminal activity takes place in the markets and lives and property of individuals in the markets are safeguarded.

According to the statement, the state government expressed its profound gratitude to the people in the state for their support and cooperation, as well as prayers which they have been offering for the government and the security agencies who have been working tirelessly to save lives and property.

The government said the recent onslaught against bandits in various parts of the state, particularly the vulnerable communities, has been yielding positive results.

It expressed deep appreciation to the security agencies in the state for the ongoing operations in neutralising the bandits and flushing them out of the state.

The government will continue to work hand in hand with security agencies and provide them with all the necessary support and assistance to make their job easier in the state.

Editor: Ena Agbanoma

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