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Insecurity: Zamfara residents protest, block road



There was rigidity in varied Tsafe Native Authorities Space communities of Zamfara State on Thursday as residents protested in opposition to the fixed banditry actions ravaging the world for over a decade .

DAILY POST gathered that it was a peaceable protest as no person was killed and no damages have been recorded.

In accordance with a commuter, Alhaji Musa Abdulahi, the street linking Gusau, the state capital, and Zaria was completely blocked for over 5 hours because the indignant protesters refused to open the roads without cost motion of individuals.

” I and plenty of different passengers have been stranded as a lot of the commuters resorted to plying tricycles to succeed in Gusau after a number of hours of appeals to the protesters which they refused to hearken to.

“Three of us subsequently employed a tricycle with the sum of N1,500 every to make sure we get to Gusau,” he stated.


He additional defined that the fixed bandit assaults in all communities of the LGA and the absence of safety businesses throughout these assaults have been the causes of the protest.

“As on the time we left Tsafe city round 5:40 pm the protesters have been standing purple indicators that they might not go away the freeway till safety operatives guarantee them of confronting the named bandits and securing their complete Native Authorities Space,” he added.

DAILY POST studies that though no lack of life was recorded, travellers have been left stranded for hours regardless of the appeals made by the safety businesses to the protesters.

Info from the supply revealed that there have been ladies, kids and the aged among the many protesters from over 15 communities.

When contacted, the Zamfara State Police Public Relations Officer(PPRO), SP Shehu Mohammed, confirmed the incident assuring the folks of the Native Authorities Space that the command is making extra efforts towards enhancing and bettering the safety state of affairs within the space.

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