November 01, (THEWILL) – Zamfara State governor, Bello Matawalle has directed the reopening of some weekly markets, closed over insecurity situation in the State.
The Governor however, retained the banned on sales of livestock in the markets.
Imn a statement issued by Commissioner of information, Alhaji Ibrahim Magaji Dosara, the government said, the reopening of the markets, followed improvement in security situation in the State as well as series of requests by members of the public.
“Following reports of some sanity in some parts of the state, and the series of requests by members of the public for the reopening of some weekly markets, the state government has considered and approved the reopening of some weekly markets, beginning from Monday, November 1, 2021″, the statement read in part.
The markets re-opened include: Nassarawa Burkullu in Bukkuyum local government, Talata-Mafara market in Talata-mafara local government, Gusau market in Gusau local government and Shinkafi market in Shinkafi local government.
Others are Kasuwar Daji in Kaura-namoda local government, Nassarawa Godel in Birnin Magaji local and and Danjibga market in Tsafe local government.
“The state government however did not approve the reopening of livestock markets (kara) of any these markets”, the statement added.
The Government equally warned against any act of violations of law and order in the markets.