Zamfara State Governor, Alh. Bello Muhammad Matawalle has ordered for the closure of markets across the State.

In the announcement he personally signed, the the state government has also directed all filling stations to henceforth stop dispensing Petrol in Jery-Cans.

Similarly, motorcyclists were charged to stop carrying more than one passenger across the State.

The measures were to support securities in order to halt the spate of banditry and other criminal activities in Zamfara State.

The order is with immediate effect, starting from today (Friday)