Zamfara State government has ordered the closure of four markets which include Magami, Dan Sadau, Wanke and Dauran in Gusau, Maru and Zurmi Local Governments Areas of the state.
The closure of the four markets is with immediate effect due to the rise of attack by gunmen.
The order was contained in a statement by Commissioner of Information, Ibrahim Dosara on Friday.
The government said it has commenced immediate stock-taking of damages inflicted on affected communities to provide the needed respite for the victims.
The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs was directed to mobilise to the affected communities and provide immediate assistance to victims.
The government has also implored security agencies to collaborate to provide the needed security to the areas and across the state.