The Zamfara State government has banned the activities of petroleum products black marketers in the general areas of Wake, Magam, Dansadau, Danglubi, Dankurmi, Bidin, Kizarah, Kuchin and their surroundings with immediate effect.
A statement signed by the state Commissioner of Information, Hon. Ibrahim Magaji Dosara, and made available to newsmen in Gusau, the state capital, said the efforts and steps were aimed at tackling the recent upsurges in the activities of recalcitrant bandits in the state.
“The state government found it necessary to ban the activities of petroleum products black marketers in the general area of Wanke, Magami, Dansadau, Dangulbi, Dankurmi, Bindin, Munhaye, Kizarah, kunchin Kalgo and their surroundings with immediate effect, until further notice,” the statement added.
“All filling stations within the affected areas are hereby warned to desist from selling the petroleum products on Jerry cans or any other containers. Only moving vehicles are allowed to take petroleum products from the filling stations, henceforth”.
“NUPENG and other associations on petroleum products are directed to advise their members to shun any act capable of sabotaging this government order”.
“Security agencies are by this order and announcement, directed to ensure full compliance. Anybody found violating this order should be dealt with, accordingly.”