By Hussaini Yero, Gusau
The Zamfara State Governor Dr. Bello Mohammed Matawalle, has ordered the closure of four Markets in the two local government areas of the state.
This is contained in a statement by the Secretary to the Stare Government (SSG) Idris Salisu.
Acording to him SSG ,the closure of the markets is with immediate effect, starting from Thursday 20th May, 2021.
The SSG explained that the closure of the Markets has become necessary in order to uphold law and order in the affected towns and villages and their immediate neighbourhood.
According to the statement, three of the affected Markets are in Birnin Magaji local government and one in Maru local government area.
The statement further said the three affected Markets in Birnin Magaji local government area include, Sabon Birnin Dan’Ali Thursday Market, Cigama Friday Market and Kokiya Tuesday Market as well as Dansadau Friday Market in Maru local government area.