Zamfara Govt Bans Selling Of Petrol In Gallons Over Upsurge In Banditry

    Matawalle inspecting cache of arms and ammunition recovered from repentant bandits in Zamfara State.

    By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna

    In furtherance of the efforts and steps being taken by the government of Zamfara State in tackling the recent upsurge in the activities of recalcitrant bandits in the state, the government found it necessary to ban the activities of petroleum products black marketers in some parts of the state.
    A statement signed by the Hon Commissioner for Information, Ibrahim Magaji Dosara, listed affected areas,  as the general area of Wanke, Magami, Dansadau, Dangulbi, Dankurmi, Bindin, Munhaye, Kizarah, kunchin Kalgo and their surroundings with immediate effect, until further notice.
    “All filling stations within the affected areas are hereby warned to desist from selling the petroleum products to Jerry cans or any other containers. 
    “Only moving vehicles are allowed to take petroleum products from the filling stations, henceforth,” it said. 
    It further directed NUPENG and other associations on petroleum products  to advise their members to shun any act capable of sabotaging this government order.
    “Security agencies are by this order and announcement, directed to ensure full compliance. Anybody found violating this order should be dealt with, accordingly,” it stressed.


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