Zamfara gov bans motorcycles, directs officers to shoot at sight 


Zamfara State Governor, Bello Mattawale, has banned the riding of motorcycles from specific time, 6am to 8pm in Gusau town, also directed the security officers to shoot at sight anyone found violating the new rule.

He said, “Considering the recent invasion of bandits in some areas on the outskirts of Gusau, the state capital, riding of motorcycles is hereby banned from 8 pm to 6 am in all areas and outskirts of Gusau town.

“These areas include Mareri, Damba, Tsunami, Tsauni, Barakallahu, Samaru, Gada Biyu, and Janyau East.

“Security forces are hereby ordered to shoot anyone riding a motorcycle between 8 pm and 6 am on the outskirt of Gusau, who refuses to stop when ordered to do so by them.

“Meanwhile, members of the public have been implored to be vigilant in their localities and report to security agencies any suspicious person or strange movement in their respective communities.

“The state government will not take it lightly with any one found disturbing the peace and security of the people.”

According to the governor, the measure was taken by the security council following reports on the use of motorcycles by bandits and other criminals to perpetrate their criminal activities within the state capital and its outskirts.”

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