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Zamfara killings: Matawalle orders suspension of all political activities

Bello Matawalle

Minister of Defence, Bello Matawalle

Governor Bello Matawalle has ordered the suspension of all political activities in Zamfara state until further notice.

Alhaji Ibrahim Dosara, the state’s Commissioner of Information, announced this on Friday.

Dosara expressed sadness and concern about the rise of banditry and the recent killings of several innocent individuals in numerous Local Government Areas across the state.

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He said, “This is to inform the general public that, following the recent spate of attacks on some communities across some Local Government Areas of the state and the rising cases of kidnapping in the communities as well as along some major roads in the state, the government has considered and approved some recommendations by the Security Council aimed at curtailing the activities of the hoodlums.

“The general public is hereby informed that, following the loss of lives of our fellow brothers and sisters, Governor Matawalle has ordered the immediate suspension of all political activities in the state till further notice.

“Political meetings and gatherings at individual residences are also banned with immediate effect, henceforth.”

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