(file copy) Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje
Kano State Authorities has requested civil servants to remain at house as precautionary steps to forestall the unfold of coronavirus within the state.
The federal government additionally shut down all ministries, departments and businesses, whereas suspending luxurious buses from coming into the state efficient from Wednesday for a interval of two weeks.
Addressing a information convention on Tuesday after an emergency government council assembly, the Commissioner of Data within the state, Muhammad Garba mentioned, the decision adopted rising reported circumstances of covid-19 throughout the nation.
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“The council also note that while the state is yet to record any single case of an outbreak, the resolution became necessary to ensure that the virus does not find its way to Kano State,” he mentioned.
Garba defined that the council after due deliberations has directed extra aggressive consciousness as preventive measures to incorporate the ban of entry and exit of public transport autos.
In line with him, the choice to ban public transport is to additional guarantee the protection of the individuals and in issues of the character of influx of heavy autos throughout the state.
He famous that well being staff journalists, emergency response groups amongst different businesses with an important task on coronavirus are usually not affected by the choice.