As part of the proactive measures against Corona Virus pandemic, the Kano state government has suspended all official engagements and ordered the State Ministry of Tourism and Culture to call the attention of owners of all Event Centres in the state, to suspend all activities till further notice.
In a state-wide broadcast, Monday, governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje said “We suspends all official events that attract people gatherings, for the time being.”
“We have also directed the Ministry of Tourism & Culture to liase with the owners of all event centres across the state, to stop their businesses hentheforth, for the general health of the society. This position is hard and necessary for our wellbeing.”
” Be reminded that while the Emergency preparedness and response sub-committees are constituted in all the 44 LGAs and 484 wards in the state, Transport Unions should join the state efforts in making proper arrangement in the motor parks.
“Our Traditional and religious leaders are part of the major stakeholders in this collective effort. Hence it is very important for them to properly regulate all worship centres. All as proactive measures against Covid-19.”
Governor Ganduje added that people observe the advices of health professionals and avoid gathering of more than 20 persons for their safety and safety of the society and families at home.
He said “While these measures are being instituted, other measures have been taken by closing all schools across the State and minimizing social gatherings, we have established a high powered Taskforce under the leadership of His Excellency the Deputy Governor, Dr. Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna.
- “This is done in order to mobilize all available resourses and closely co-ordinate all response activities towards curtailing the spread of the disease and safeguarding the health of our teaming population. Isolation centre for Management of cases has been designated.”
Ganduje appealed to the general public to continue to be law abiding and bear with the administration as the state/nation goes through the situation.