Sokoto Shuts Down Telecommunications Networks In 14 LGAs

The Sokoto state government has shut down telecommunications networks in 14 of the 23 local government areas of the state.
According to a statement by the special adviser on media and publicity to Governor Aminu Tambuwal, Muhammad Bello, some of the local governments were initially affected by the security challenges order approved on the 1st of September, while noting that the order led to the closure of some roads to motorists, suspension of animal trades,  prohibition of transportation of cattle, as well as transportation of more than three persons on motorcycles and tricycles, among others.

Meanwhile, there was confusion in parts of Sokoto after the telecommunications network from two major service providers went down,  as residents were unable to make calls or access internet services.

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