The government of zamfara state has put a ban on the sales of cows within the state without receipt and pictures of the cow.
This was made known by the state’s commissioner of security and home affairs, Abubakar Daura while addressing newsmen.
The commissioner in his statement said this new law will help stop the sales of stolen cows within the state.
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Daura further added that about five trailers loaded with cows and cattle were arrested in Kaduna and Lagos state as they were suspected of being stolen from Zamfara state.
Read statement below :
“We have been receiving series of reports bordering on stolen cows and cattle and the state government has recovered 500 stolen cows through the committee constituted by the state government on security issues.
“The state government would no longer tolerate the sale of cows and cattle with out any receipt in any market of the state.
“We introduced this so that it would be very easy to detect the sellers of stolen cows and cattle and the buyers of the stolen cows so they can be arrested as the are partners in crime. “