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Insecurity: Kaduna suspends weekly market, bans livestock transportation

The Kaduna state authorities has suspended buying and selling on the well-liked weekly Kawo Market in an order, Thursday.

The state authorities had suspended comparable markets in 5 different native authorities areas of the state.

Kawo Market is among the largest weekly markets in Kaduna North.

It’s situated in the identical space because the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), the Hassan Usman Katsina Home popularly often known as State Home and the Legislative Quarters.

A press release by the Commissioner of Inner Safety and Homeland Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, learn partially, “The Kawo weekly market which often holds each Tuesday in Kaduna North LGA has been suspended with rapid impact.

“The Authorities of Kaduna State needs to spotlight that the earlier directives suspending weekly markets, and promoting of petrol in jerrycans in Birnin Gwari, Giwa, Chikun, Igabi and Kajuru LGAs, in addition to banning the felling of bushes for timber, firewood and charcoal and different business functions in Birnin Gwari, Kachia, Kajuru, Giwa, Chikun, Igabi and Kauru LGAs, are nonetheless in drive.

“Residents are hereby knowledgeable that each one these directives might be vigorously enforced by safety companies.”

Additionally, the assertion stated the state authorities banned the transportation of livestock.

“The ban additionally prohibits the transportation of livestock into Kaduna state from different states. Each bans take impact instantly, from as we speak 2nd September 2021.

“The federal government additionally needs to reiterate that the transportation of donkeys into the state is a prison offence and anybody discovered partaking on this might be prosecuted accordingly.”


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