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COVID-19: Ganduje Inaugurates Fund Raising Committee To Provide Support For Residents

Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, spoke to reporters on Friday, February 7, 2020.


The Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has inaugurated a 38-member Fund Elevating Committee to help these affected by the border closure and different measures taken by the state to curb the unfold of the coronavirus illness.

In keeping with the governor, this may assist to cushion the impact of the protection measures being put in place.

“We have to run away from what I can describe as a abdomen virus. It’s subsequently because of this that we’re making all these strikes now. We additionally want all of the assist of our individuals.

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“This committee will discover out donations from organisations on company social accountability foundation, from people, to be able to provoke the power and see the right way to maintain these individuals who want such assist”.

Members of the committee embody Professor Muhammad Yahuza Bello, Vice-Chancellor, of Bayero College, Kano who’s the Chairman, whereas Tajuddeen Aminu Dantata is the Co-Chair of the Committee.

Different members of the Committee embody Senator Barau I. Jibril, representing Kano North, Hon Alasan Ado Doguwa, Chief, Home of Representatives and Aliko Dangote, represented by Salisu Sambajo.

Additionally, Abdussamad Isyaka Rabi’u, Chairman BUA Group of Firms, represented by Alhaji Karami Isyaka Rabi’u, Abdullahi Abbas, APC Kano Chairman, Nasiru Aliko Koki, Commissioners Murtala Sule Garo of Native Governments, Muhammad Garba of Data, Zahara’u Umar Muhammad of Girls Affairs and Muhammad Tahar Adam of Non secular Affairs.

The committee was given one week to submit their report.

Talking about different steps being taken within the state, the governor disclosed that the Sani Abacha Indoor Stadium can be used as an Isolation Centre in the interim.

He additionally famous that billionaire businessman, Aliko Dangote has promised to offer the state with a 600-bed facility as his contribution to the struggle in opposition to the coronavirus.

In the meantime, the governor has urged all retired well being employees within the state who’re concerned about providing a volunteer service, to come back and register with the Ministry of Well being to beef up the struggle in opposition to the virus.

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