Zamfara State government has imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew in Jangebe town in Talata Mafara Local Government Area of the state.
This is coming after the 279 abducted schoolgirls of Government Secondary School were reunited with their parents.
The state Commissioner for Information, Mr Sulaiman Anka announced this in a statement on Thursday.
Mr. Anka explained that the curfew, which came into effect on Wednesday, was imposed to prevent any further breach of peace.
The statement said, “Sequel to an unfortunate civil disobedience which took place at Jangebe town after the return of the released abducted school children, the Zamfara State government has approved the imposition of a dusk-to-dawn curfew at Jangebe town starting from Wednesday, 3/3/2021. This is to prevent any further breach of peace.
“Similarly, there is strong discovered evidence of market activities in the town that aid and abet bandits activities in the town and neighbouring communities.
“Consequently, all market activities in the town are hereby suspended until further notice.
“The state government is poised to ensure safety of lives and properties of its citizens at all cost.
“With this announcement, the Zamfara State Police Command is hereby enjoined to ensure total enforcement.”