Zamfara state Government has declared a curfew in all the fourteen local government areas of the state

The curfew is from 8pm to 6am

The move according to authorities is to control the rising cases of Banditry and kidnapping in the state.

On Wednesday Governor Bello Matawalle ordered the immediate closure of all schools in the state

Unspecified Number Of students and Teachers of Government Secondary School Kaya in Maradun local government area of Zamfara were abducted from their school by unknown gunmen earlier today.

The state government and police in the state are yet to make any official statement on the issue.

Zamfara is among the states in the northern part of Nigeria that has witness a rise in banditry in the last few months.


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