No fewer than seven weekly markets in some parts of Zamfara State have been approved for reopening by the state government on Monday.
The PUNCH reports that the affected markets were shut as part of measures deployed to tackle the security challenges in the state.
Confirming the news, the State Commissioner for Information, Alhaji Ibrahim Dosara, however, revealed that the livestock markets (kara) of any of the markets are to remain closed.
Speaking further, he warned that government would not permit the violation of the state’s order, adding that markets that violate any of the newly laid orders will be shut immediately.
“This is to inform the general public that following reports of sanity in parts of the state, and series of requests by members of the public, the government has considered and approved the reopening of the following weekly markets, beginning from Monday, Nov. 1, 2021.
“The markets include; Nasarawar Burkullu Market, Bukkuyum Local Government Area; Talata Mafara market, Talata Mafara Local Government Area and Gusau market, Gusau Local Government Area.
“Others are, Shinkafi market, Shinkafi Local Government Area; Kasuwar Daji market, Kaura Namoda Local Government Area; Nasarawar Godel market, Birnin-Magaji Local Government Area and Danjibga market, Tsafe Local Government Area,” Dosara said.
“People should not be seen carrying any weapons into the markets and no person should be seen attacking or threatening anybody in the name of whatever group or organisations.
“Security agencies are, by this notice, directed to ensure that people carry out their lawful businesses within and around the markets, without harassment or intimidation.
“The Task Force on the implementation of the Executive Order of the state should ensure compliance and guard against any breach of the order”, Dosara said.
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