President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the deployment of additional 6,000 soldiers to Zamfara in an effort to bring lasting peace to the state.
The state governor, Bello Matawalle, made the disclosure on Tuesday in a statewide broadcast on the current security challenges within the state.
The governor additionally said the federal government had given an ultimatum of two months within which any recalcitrant bandit should repent and embrace peace through the state peace dialogue.
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He additional warned politicians against utterances able to inflicting setback to the state peace course as the government would not condone any act of sabotage.
Mr Matawalle, nevertheless, banned the riding of motorcycles in groups and the conveying of more than two persons on one motorbike all through the state.
The governor additionally directed that security agencies should take be aware to make sure total compliance with the policies.