The Kano state government has directed all civil servant to stay home until father notice due to the increase in the number of COVID-19 in the country.
The Commissioner for Information, Mr Muhammad Garba made this known in a new directive where he stated that the government is imposing a fresh ban on the activities of viewing and event centres across the state.
Garba, however, explained that workers on essential services such as healthcare service providers, fire service, water board, teaching staff, security guards and the media were exempted new directive.
The commissioner reaffirmed the government’s responsibility to work with appropriate stakeholders, including Islamic scholars and traditional rulers to assure agreement with the COVID-19 Protocols.
The state government further informed that security agents would not wait to take strict measures to ensure agreement with the directive.
Meanwhile, schools in the state resumed on Monday, January 18, 2020.
“While day students are expected to resume school tomorrow Monday, Jan. 18, 2021. Most of the boarding school students have already returned to their respective schools by now,” Aliyu Yusuf, the Aliyu Yusuf, the Chief Public Relations Officer, Kano State Ministry of Education, had said in a statement.