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Zamfara shuts-down media for reporting PDP rally

Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle of Zamfara State has shutdown all federal and private media houses in the state for covering PDP’s political rally.

This is contained in a statement signed by the Commissioner of Information Ibrahim Magaji Dosara.

The statement also directed the State Commissioner of Police to arrest all pressmen that attended the event organised by the PDP governorship candidate, Dr. Dauda Lawal Dare.

Radio Nigeria Pride FM Gusau, NTA Gusau, Gamji Television, Al’Umma TV are among those affected by the order.

Zamfara State government earlier announced a suspension of all political activities in the state over the resurgence of insecurity.

However, the PDP went ahead with its inaugural rally which enjoyed media coverage.

Reporting by Sani Dutsinma and Abdulrazak Kaura; Editing by Muzha Kucha