Zamfara State Governor, Hon. Bello Mohammed Matawalle has approved the immediate suspension of all activities of Joint Task Force on Zamfara State Road Traffic Agency (ZAROTA) in the State.
The agency is headed by Col. Rabiu Garba Yandoto rtd.
This action followed the protest of Tricycle Riders Association in the state last week while the governor was away in Abuja for an official engagement
The Governor has also directed for full scale investigation of the circumstances that led to the protest, with a view to advising government on how best to restructure the agency for the overall interest of the people of the State.
Meanwhile, the Governor has also approved the suspension of all the activities of the agency pending the outcome of the investigation
The joint taskforce was directed to hand over all government properties in their possession to the office of the Secretary to the State Government with immediate effect.