Kano state Governor Abdullahi Ganduje
The Kano State Authorities says it has positioned an order for the manufacturing of 1 million face masks as a part of efforts aimed toward curbing the unfold of COVID-19 within the state.
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje made this identified whereas addressing journalists within the state on Saturday.
The transfer is in step with the federal government’s plan to make the carrying of face masks obligatory.
“We’ve additionally directed all of the 44 native governments within the state to supply face masks for his or her individuals,” the governor stated.
The governor counseled frontline well being staff for his or her braveness and willpower to combat the pandemic and warranted them that his administration is dedicated to making sure their security.
In the meantime, the federal government has additionally arrange 10 cellular courts to strive violators of the lockdown order within the state.
The state authorities has since shut all of its borders. To make sure compliance with the measures, Governor Ganduje stated the state has began registering constables to help the police.
Based on the NCDC information, Kano State at the moment has 73 COVID-19. Nevertheless, the company’s testing centre within the state, which is situated on the Aminu Kano Educating Hospital has stopped operation because of an absence of testing kits.
For the reason that centre halted operations, no new case has been reported for the state since April 21 and the state now has to ship samples to the nation’s capital, Abuja, for testing.
In his briefing on Saturday, Governor Ganduje stated the Presidential Activity Pressure on COVID-19 is doing its finest to resuscitate the testing centre within the state.
He appealed to the Federal Authorities to arrange further testing centres within the state because of the variety of circumstances it has and its inhabitants.
The governor thanked the Nigeria Nationwide Petroleum Firm for the availability of an ambulance and different kits for use within the state and assurance that they are going to be used judiciously.