Ganduje locks down Kano for one week


Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has ordered complete lockdown of the state from 10pm on Thursday, 16 April, 2020.

Coronavirus being the reason behind the curfew or as mainly called ‘lockdown‘ in the state on Tuesday, bringing Kano State’s number to four.

Asides the index case involving a former envoy last Saturday, two other cases were recorded on Easter Monday, also adding up, is the case of a young man and a woman that returned from Instabul.

Ganduje who briefed journalists after a meeting with Ulamas yesterday evening said the latest confirmed case came as a result of the first batch of 18 persons traced to have had contacts with the index case, adding that when their blood samples were subjected to laboratory test, 17 came out negative, while one was found to be positive.