Buhari bans mining in Zamfara, declares it no-fly-zone
President Muhammadu Buhari has, on Tuesday, banned all mining activities in Zamfara State and as well declared the state a no-fly-zone.
The National Security Adviser (NSA), Major General Babagana Monguno (rtd) disclosed this to State House Correspondents after the National Security Council meeting.
According to General Monguno, the decision was sequel to the recent security challenges in the state.
He said President Buhari approved the decision to curb the rising rate of insecurity in the state.
He said: “The government has the responsibility to assert its will.
“Citizens can reside wherever they want to reside. Anybody who is a criminal should be brought to book.
“The president has also warned against ethnic profiling. We have enough of chaos.
“Any individual that thinks he can cause disunity should have a rethink,” he said.
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