Zamfara state government has banned the sale of cows and cattle without receipts to justify that it is not stolen livestock.
Addressing newsmen in Gusau, the commissioner of security and home affairs, Abubakar Daura said the rate at which stolen cows and cattle were being sold in Zamfara markets has become unbearable and worrisome.
Daura explained that the state government has decided that the sale of cows and cattle would be carried out under its watchful eyes, stressing that security operatives in the state has been instructed to carry out the assignment.
The commissioner noted that five trailers loaded with cows and cattle were arrested in Kaduna and Lagos state as they were suspected of being stolen from Zamfara state.
“We have been receiving series of reports bordering on…