Zamfara state Governor Muhammed Bello Matawalle has imposed dusk to dawn curfew on Jangebe town to forestall further escalation of violence.
Violence broke out in Jangebe after the abducted 276 schoolgirls returned to the school to reunite with their parents on Wednesday.
The schoolgirls were taken away from their dormitories on Friday by gunmen before their eventual release four days after.
ate youth went on rampage killing one , injuring others as well as destroying property and vehicles that conveyed the girls back to the school from Gusau.
A statement by the state commissioner of information Suleman Tunau Anka said: “Sequel to an unfortunate civil disobedience which took place at Jangebe town after the return of the released abducted school children, the Zamfara state Government has approved the imposition of a dusk-to-dawn curfew at Jangebe town starting from Wednesday, 3/3/2021. This is to prevent any further breach of peace.
“Similarly, there is strong discovered evidence of Market activities in the town that aid and abet bandits activities in the town and neighboring communities. Consequently, all market activities in the town are hereby suspended until further notice.
“The state government is poised to ensure safety of lives and properties of its citizens at all cost.
“With this announcement, the Zamfara State Police Command is hereby enjoined to ensure total enforcement.”