“He has also approved that Zamfara State should be declared “a no fly zone’’ with immediate effect.”
The conditions of his release are not immediately known.
Parents of the kidnapped schoolgirls including Garba Ibrahim have confirmed that their children would regain freedom soon.
State education commissioner said the government took the decision after observing the current situation of attacks on schools in neighbouring states.
The announcement came hours after news of Mr. Tanko-Yakasai’s arrest by the SSS gripped the nation, prompting widespread condemnation of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The residents, who stormed the streets in their hundreds along with women and children, used sticks and stones to attack vehicles and journalists.
The frontline religious leader asks the government to intensify intelligence capabilities to check mutating criminality.
One of the nursing mothers was however spared with her baby by the captors due to the ill health of her baby, the report said.
When Peoples Gazette sought to verify the reports, Mr. Alapini, Thursday afternoon, said his client has not relocated abroad.
The grant will be disbursed through the federal government’s Guaranteed Offtake Scheme (GOS) and General MSME initiatives.