African Group Choses Ganduje Best Fighter Governor Against COVID-19 In Nigeria

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   An African group of professionals called African Professionals Renaissance Network, (APREN), based in Dakar, Senegal, choses governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state as the best performing governor in Nigeria, in the fight against COVID-19. 

In a letter sent to the governor dated Monday 3rd August, 2020, signed by the group's Secretary General, Diouf Bakri Koalack, commended governor's effort in the fight against the global pandemic. 

Covid-19: Governor Ganduje Removes Lockdown in Kano, civil servants to resume work

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   Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has removed  the lockdown imposed in the state due to Covid-19 pandemic while maintaining the 10pm to 4am curfew. 

The removal, announced today by the Governor during the weekly Covid-19 press briefing, was due to the drastic drop of the pandemic threats in Kano and other progress recorded in the response against the dreaded disease.

Lockdown Relaxation: Governor Ganduje Relaxes Monday

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To further cushion the effect and hardship caused by Covid-19 lockdown in Kano state, Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has approved the relaxation of Monday to be part of the days (Friday, Sunday and Wednesday) that are lockdown-free.

"While I urge people to continue observing the COVID-19 protocols, I wish to convey to all, that, Monday is now the fourth day of a week, that lockdown is suspended. People are now free to move freely on Mondays within the stipulated time, 6am-6pm. 

Ganduje Launches RUGA Settlement in Kano, Urge FG to Ban Herders Coming From Other Countries

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   Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state has called on the federal government to put an end to the movement of herdsmen from other African countries to Nigeria to curb crimes and criminalities attached to Fulani-herders conflict across the country.

He made the call during the commissioning of 25 housing units of RUGA settlement project at Dansoshiya forest, in Kiru local government, hinting that, “This is the first batch of the housing units of 25 out of 200 units earmarked for construction".

Covid-19: Ganduje ordered house to house collection of samples

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      Kano state Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, had on Thursday ordered for house-to-house sample collection on suspected COVID-19 patients, particularly within the eight metropolitan Local Government Areas.

Ganduje’s pronouncement followed a data from the state Task Force on COVID-19 which confirmed that the virus is fast spreading within the eight metropolitan Local Government Areas in the state.

The data confirmed that Taurani Local Government Area is currently recording the highest number of COVID-19 carries.

Lockdown Relaxation: Ganduje Meets Markets Leaders, Agrees On All Protocols

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    In an effort to see to the optimal compliance with the COVID-19 protocols in Kano markets that will be opened for Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays amid state lockdown in Kano, governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje met with leaders of the major markets in the state, agreeing on ways to effectively observe the protocols.

At the Africa House, Government House, Kano, where the meeting was held, Tuesday, governor Ganduje assured them of his government commitment to see to the effective bouncing back of their businesses.


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   Kano state government says it takes strong offence to a viral video footage on the social media, mischievously attempting to misrepresent facts on the ongoing installation works at Sani Abacha Isolation oCentre, Kofar Mata which is being put in place by Coalition Against COVID (CACOVID) to fight the novel disease in the state.

The three and a half minutes video clip, containing the filmed ongoing installation works at the Isolation Centre, SAS and posted on the social media, is an attempt to discredit the effort by the coalition in the fight against COVID-19.


Posted by:Abubakar Dundu

   Kano state government dismisses as mischievous reports indicating that grains sent to Kano by the federal government as palliatives some weeks ago have been left to foul at an open space of the state Agricultural Supply Company (KASCO) after being packed down by the rain.

It therefore, urges the public to disregard the roguish which is being peddled by some disgruntle elements to discredit the effort of the government at all cost.