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COVID-19: Kano Palliative Committee Submits Interim Report

Posted by:Abubakar Dundu

   The Fund Raising Committee set up by Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state with the mandate of raising funds to be used as palliative measure to the poor and vulnerable groups to cushion the effect of COVID-19 situation, had submitted its interim report to the governor, Monday.

The Chair of the committee, Professor Muhammad Yahuza Bello, Vice Chancellor of  Bayero University, Kano, told the governor that the total cash donated in the Committee's bank account stands at N364,695,700.5k.

COVID-19: Ganduje, Wife Test Negative

Posted by:Abubakar Dundu

   Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state and his wife, Prof. Hafsat Abdullahi Ganduje, have both been tested negative for COVID-19. 

"We thank Almighty Allah for this result which shows negative. That is how He (Allah) wishes. All those whose results are positive, we will continue praying for their quick recovery from the illness irrespective of race, nationality, ethnicity, social status, political or religious affiliations,"  he said.

Photos of Kano State Isolation Centre

Posted by:Abubakar Dundu

  The main Kano Isolation Centre located at Kwanar Dawaki Hospital which is a 72 bedded facility, out of which 27 are ICU with ventilators, and other state of the art equipment.


Posted by:Abubakar Dundu

The CEO and Chairman, BUA Group, Alhaji Abdussamad Isyaka Rabi'u, has today donated a 3-storey building in Kano to serve as befitting Covid-19 isolation centre.

Alhaji Abdussamad has already instructed his contractors to immediately commence renovation of the gigantic structure, located along Court Road, and furnish it with state-of the-art beds and all other facilities needed for a standard isolation centre.

The donation was conveyed to the Kano State Fund Raising Committee on Covid-19 through Abdussamad's sibling, Alhaji Karami Isyaka Rabi'u.


Posted by:Abubakar Dundu

   Barely 24 hours after the inauguration of Fund Raising Committee on Covid-19 in Kano State by Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, individuals and corporate organizations have started responding positively.

An elder statesman and multi billionaire business mogul, Alhaji Aminu Alhassan Dantata, has today  announced a donation of N300million to the committee.

In addition, Kano-based businessmen, Alhaji Abba Sumaila and Alhaji Abubakar Dalhatu, chairman Al-Amsad Group, have donated 500 sacks of spaghetti and N5million respectively.

COVID-19 : Gov. Ganduje Re-Inspects Second Isolation Centre

Posted by:Abubakar Dundu

   Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state has paid an inspection  visit to the second isolation, the Kwanar Dawaki Diagnosis Centre, a 70-bed facility, yesterday Thursday.

The Diagnosis Centre that  serves as the second Isolation Centre, is a 70- bed capacity with 15 Wards and 2 Intensive Care Units with 7 beds capacity each.

 There are also 27 Ventilators, 14 out of which are standby and 13 are mobile. There are 20 Oxygen Concentratos with all other needed equipments. All the machines are functional and ready to manage any eventuality. 

COVID-19 : Kano Closes Borders

Posted by:Abubakar Dundu

   Kano State government has ordered the closure of all routes linking to the state from other parts of the country. 

The order is part of measures being taken to curtail the spread of Corona Virus disease (Covid-19) in the state. It takes effect from mid night of Friday, 27th March. 

Accordingly, therefore,  all vehicular and other kinds of movements into or going out of the state are banned. People coming to through the  Domestic Wing of Malam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA) will remain at the airport as they will not be allowed to enter into the city.