An official says the measure was “in furtherance of the efforts and steps being taken by the federal government of Zamfara state in tackling the latest upsurge within the actions of recalcitrant bandits within the state.”
The Zamfara State Authorities has introduced new rules within the sale of petroleum merchandise in areas that recorded a latest upsurge of banditry within the state.
That is contained in an announcement signed by the Commissioner of Info, Ibrahim Dosara, issued in Gusau on Saturday.
Mr Dosara defined that the measure was “in furtherance of the efforts and steps being taken by the federal government of Zamfara state in tackling the latest upsurge within the actions of recalcitrant bandits within the state.”
He gave the names of the areas affected as: Wanke, Magami, Dansadau, Dangulbi, Dankurmi, Bindin, Munhaye, Kizarah, Kunchin Kalgo and environment.
In accordance with the commissioner, the ban is with fast impact and shall be on until additional discover.
He defined that every one black market operators should cease the sale of petroleum merchandise within the affected areas.
“All filling stations inside the affected areas are hereby warned to desist from promoting petroleum merchandise to these with Jerry cans or every other container.
“Solely shifting autos are allowed to take petroleum merchandise from the filling stations, henceforth.
“NUPENG and different associations on petroleum merchandise are directed to advise their members to shun any act able to sabotaging this authorities order,” Mr Dosara careworn.
The commissioner mentioned that the federal government had directed safety businesses to make sure full compliance and arrest anyone discovered violating the order.