Government blocks telecommunication services in Sokoto State

Sokoto State Government in collaboration with the Federal ministry of communications and Digital Economy are to block the telecommunication services in fourteen out of the twenty three local government areas to further check the activities of bandits and other collaborators in the state.

A statement by the special Adviser to the state governor on Media and publicity Muhammad Bello says this followed the containment order approved 3 weeks ago which closed some roads, markets, suspension of trades and transportation in animals, petroleum products in jerry cans among others.

Also suspended are movement of more than three persons on motorcycles and tricycles and a curfew of 6pm to 6am in the affected local governments.

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