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Abductions: Zamfara Imposes Dusk-to-dawn Curfew, Shuts Down Schools




The Zamfara State Authorities has declared a dusk-to-dawn all through the 14 Native Authorities Areas within the state.

The federal government has additionally shut down faculties, each personal and public, working in all of the LGA within the state.

This adopted the kidnapping of a yet-to-be-ascertained variety of pupils of Authorities Day Secondary College, Kaya, in Maradun Native Authorities Space of Zamfara state on Wednesday.

In line with TVC Information, the curfew is from eight o’clock within the night to seven o’clock within the morning.

“The transfer, in accordance with authorities, is to manage the rising instances of banditry and kidnapping within the state,” says the printed medium.

Lethal assaults have raged throughout Zamfara state the place bandits have thrived.

Farming and herding communities within the state have lengthy been terrorised by gangs who raid villages, stealing cattle and kidnap residents for ransom.

Dozens of farmers have been killed as lots of of hectres of farmlands stay uncultivated.

Many of the slain victims had been trapped on their farmlands and acquired killed.

In 2019, the state authorities entered a peace settlement with the gunmen.

About 15 model new Hilux autos and money items had been additionally given to leaders of various ‘repentant’ gangs of bandits by the governor in 2020.

However regardless of all these, communities within the state are nonetheless being attacked and residents kidnapped or killed.

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