Youths in Zamfara State have blocked the Gusau-Kauran Namoda highway, to protest the worsening insecurity in the State.
According to Voice of America, (VOA), Hausa service, some of the residents along the highway said that they have not been able to sleep with their two eyes closed because of fear of bandits.
It was learnt that the protesters ccme from different villages along the highway, where they used barricades on the road to stop vehicular movement.
The protesters included vigilante members, who reportedly attacked policemen deployed there to clear the road for motorists to use.
There has not been any official comments from the State government as of the time of filing this report.