Kano state governor Abdullahi Ganduje has announced the lockdown of the state seven days beginning from Thursday April as coronavirus case rose to four as at today, April 14.
The governor, who made the announcement after a meeting with various stakeholders in the state and the state security council today, said: “from Thursday 16th April by 10pm Kano is locked down for the benefit of all in the state.
“All markets are closed and all public gatherings are banned. The lockdown is for 7 days. We then wait and see what will come up. We are hoping that Allah will see us through” Ganduje stated.
The state ministry of health on its verified Twitter handle today, confirmed that coronavirus cases in Kano had risen to four.