Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, spoke to reporters on Friday, February 7, 2020.
Governor Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state and his spouse Professor Hafsat Abdullahi Ganduje have each examined damaging for COVID-19, the lethal illness threatening world well being.
The governor disclosed this in a communique on Thursday, April 2nd.
“We thank Almighty Allah for this result which shows negative. That is how He (Allah) wishes. All those whose results are positive, we will continue praying for their quick recovery from the illness. Irrespective of race, nationality, ethnicity, social status, political or religious affiliations,” Governor Gandiuje mentioned.
He additionally prayed for Allah’s continued safety in opposition to COVID-19 within the state, the nation and the world generally, including that, “While we pray for Divine intervention we must make sure that, we always listen to health professionals and work with their professional advice.”
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Governor Ganduje urged members of the general public to look at common hand washing with operating water, utilization of hand sanitizer, retaining tidy setting, avoidance of gatherings, significantly in markets and different public locations amongst others.
The governor additionally careworn the necessity to keep at dwelling for the interval.
“Staying at home is safer, healthier and most appropriate. I also urge Nigerians to strictly abide by directives given by the federal government as another mechanism in containing the spread of the disease.”
After receiving the outcomes Governor Ganduje assured and inspired all residents of Kano, assuring them that his authorities would preserve the proactive measures in opposition to COVID-19.
He mentioned his authorities is partaking well being consultants, professionals and different stakeholders, as a part of a multi-faceted and concerted effort in opposition to the threats and attainable unfold of the illness.
“It is our responsibility to see that this deadly COVID-19 is fought from all angles, so as to have safer and healthier society. We thank Almighty Allah that up to this time there is no reported case in Kano. May Allah save those from other states in the country and other affected nations of the world,” he acknowledged.
He reiterated his dedication in ensuring that the directive given by the state authorities on boundary closure is strictly noticed and warranted that any defaulter caught would face the wrath of the regulation.
He used the chance to thank the State Job Pressure on COVID-19, chaired by the Deputy Governor, Dr Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna and Co-Chaired by Prof. Abdulrazaq Garba Habibu and all members of the committee, over their unrelenting efforts in opposition to Coronavirus.
“Our thanks also goes to the Fund Raising Committee, under the Chairmanship of Prof. Muhammad Yahuza Bello, Vice Chancellor, Bayero University, Kano and Co-chaired by Alhaji Tajuddeedn Dantata and all those who started sending in their assistance, like Alhaji Aminu Dantata, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Dangote Group, Alhaji Abdussamad Isyaka Rabi’u, BUA Group of Companies, Lee Group of Companies, United Bank for Africa (UBA), among other respectful individuals and organisations,” the Governor remarked.