The Governor Bello Matawalle-led Zamfara State Government has imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew in all 14 local government areas in the state.
Naija News reports that the Zamfara government also closed schools, both private and public, operating in all the local governments in the state.
According to TVC News, the curfew is from eight o’clock in the evening to seven o’clock in the morning.
“The move, according to authorities, is to control the rising cases of banditry and kidnapping in the state,” it said.
Recall that gunmen Suspected to be bandit terrorists on Wednesday morning abducted students of Kaya Junior Secondary School in Maradun LGA of Zamfara State.
The gunmen who came on motorcycles stormed the school shooting sporadically
“There was an abduction of students just now in Kaya town, Maradun Local Government Area of Zamfara state. The gunmen who were in large number came to Kaya Junior Secondary School and abduct large number of students,” a source told Sahara Reporters.
A teacher in the school told the BBC Hausa that he and others managed to escape by running away under the cover of farms near the school.
He disclosed that the bandits stormed the school in the hours of 11 am and 12 pm.