Ganduje relaxes lockdown in Kano

Kano State government has relaxed the one week stay at home order from 6am – 12 midnight on Thursday.

This is despite the fact that the state has confirmed 73 total positive cases of coronavirus including one death.

The Deputy Governor, Alhaji Nasir Yusuf Gawuna, made the announcement while briefing journalists on Wednesday at Government house.

Gawuna who is also the Chairman, State Taskforce Committee on COVID-19, disclosed that the relaxation of the lockdown was considered by the government to enable residents prepare for the holy month of Ramadan.

According to him "the state also critically looked at the rising number of the COVID-19 to extend the closure of schools until further notice".

He called on residents to cooperate with the State Government in the efforts to curtail the spread of COVID 19.

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje ordered total lockdown for seven days on Thursday 16th, April, 2020, to curtail for spread of the global health burden

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