Katsina state governor, Aminu Masari, has banned the operations of commercial phone charging centres in the state to stem insecurity.
The governor also hinted on planned “further measures with the Federal Ministry of Communications with the aim of restoring normalcy in the communities”.
This was disclosed during the inauguration of a 13-man committee on insecurity of the state.
Masari said, “I don’t need to re-emphasise that today, our priority in Katsina State is to restore normalcy in the state for our people. Security is our number one concern.
“We will also take further measures with the Federal Ministry of Communications with the aim of restoring normalcy in the communities.
“The terms of reference also include certain issues and situations you may come across, to help in bringing about normalcy to the state.
“The latest instruction that we gave out is the closure of all commercial mobile charging centres in all affected Local government areas because it is believed they aids bandits to acquire means of communicating.
“We will continue to bring in new measures that will help in bringing about peace and there will be further regularities regarding the use of mobile phones”.