Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, Tuesday ordered the total lockdown of the state following the rising cases of coronavirus among the people.
Ganduje, who disclosed this at a meeting with various stakeholders in the state, said the directive takes effect from 10:00 p.m. on Thursday.
He said: “From Thursday 16th April by 10:00 p.m. Kano is locked down for the benefit of all in the state.
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“All markets are closed and all public gatherings are banned. The lockdown is for seven days.
“We then wait and see what will come up. We are hoping that Allah will see us through.”
Kano currently has four confirmed cases of COVID-19.
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