- Bans selling patrol in Jerry cans
From Mustapha Saye, Kaduna
After a thorough review of the security situation and recommendations put forward by the security agencies, the Kaduna State Government has suspended all weekly markets in Birnin Gwari, Igabi, Giwa, Chikun and Kajuru Local Government Areas with immediate effect.
The government has also banned the selling of petrol in Jerry cans within and outside premises of petrol stations in the five local government areas listed, with immediate effect.
A statement issued and signed by the state Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr. Samuel Aruwan said security personnel have been directed to ensure compliance with these directives.
“Citizens are enjoined to cooperate with the government as necessary steps are taken against banditry and criminality across the state.
“The Kaduna State Security Operations Room remains open for receiving useful information on the following lines: 09034000060 and 08170189999,” Aruwan revealed.