INSECURITY | Zamfara govt lifts ban on telecom services, says peace has returned

Governor Bello Mohammed of Zamfara State has announced the restoration of telecommunications services suspended last month in the State at the request of security agencies as a measure in the fight against terrorism, beginning from tomorrow, Monday, November 29.

In a statement by Zailani Bappa, Special Adviser to the Governor on Public Enlightenment, Media and Communications, Governor Mohammed was quoted as saying that the decision to restore telecommunication services was informed by an encouraging report of peace attained in the State as a result of the decisive fight against terrorists, by the military.

“I want to announce today that we have taken a decision to lift the ban on telecommunications in the state. God’s Willing, as from next Monday we shall have that effected,” the Governor enthused in the statement.

The decision, the said announced announced during APC Congress held in Gusau on yesterday, was informed by the encouraging reports of successes achieved in the fight against terrorism as a result of that measure.

He thanked the people of the state for their patience and perseverance throughout the trying period and assured that his administration would continue to take any measure necessary to preserve peace and protect lives and property.

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