Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, spoke to reporters on Friday, February 7, 2020.
Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has urged residents to make use of the present emergency hotlines offered by the ministry of well being within the occasion of any eventuality of the coronavirus throughout the state.
The governor, in a press release signed by the commissioner for Data, Malam Muhammad Garba, mentioned the surveillance and emergency response measures are in place to sort out an outbreak of any communicable illnesses.
He mentioned the federal government has offered emergency hotlines for residents to name in the event that they really feel unwell or suspect a case of the coronavirus.
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The commissioner gave the emergency contacts as follows:
1. Dr. Imam Wada Bello, Director of Public Well being and Illness Management 08050303343;
2. Dr Bashir Lawan Muhammad, State Epidemiologist/Incident Supervisor, Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) 08099973292;
three. Sulaiman Ilyasu, State Illness Surveillance and Notification Officer (SDSNO) 08039704476;
four. State Coordinator, World Well being Organisation (WHO), Kano 08037038597;
5. Dr. Sharif Yahaya Musa, Director Illness Management and Epidemiologist 08176677497
The federal government appealed to the general public to comply with precautionary measures really helpful by the Ministry of Well being and different related authorities companies.