Activities begin as Kano govt eases lockdown, summons market leaders and releases protocols.

By Chinenye Festus:-
The lockdown which was imposed in a bid to curb the spread of the spread of the coronavirus has been eased by the Kano state government.
The State’s Commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba, noted in a statement that after critical review and due consultations with key public health professionals regarding the situation in Kano; market operations, religious gatherings and movement of persons are now allowed on Sundays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 6:00am to 6:00pm.                                  
This is in line with the directive released by the Federal government on how states can ease their lockdown exercises. 
The commissioner also pointed out that while these restrictions have been lifted, interstate movements except for goods, agricultural produce and essential services are still restricted.                                         
The commissioner also said Governor Ganduje has summoned an emergency meeting with market leaders on how to ensure strict observance of safety and prevention protocols in markets and business places.
He stated that schools will remain closed, and urged students to make judicious use of the opportunities that will be availed via radio broadcast and televised lessons being sponsored by the state government.                     
Malam Garba on behalf of the government, thanked the people for their patience and understanding in the face of the restriction order and called for more of such prayers until the disease is completely wiped out.
 
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