COVID-19: Ganduje lifts lockdown in Kano


The Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has announced the complete lifting of lockdown imposed on the state to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

Ganduje, who made the declaration at a press briefing on Thursday, also directed civil servants from Level 12 and above to return to work beginning from Monday, 5th July.

Ganduje equally declared that commercial tricycles would henceforth be restricted to carry only two passenger.

A statement released by the state’s Director-General, Media and Communications, Salihu Yakasai noted that the Kano State government maintained the nationwide 10 pm to 4 am curfew imposed by the Federal Government.

“H.E @GovUmarGanduje removes the lockdown in Kano State which was imposed due to the coronavirus.

“However, a curfew is still in place from 10pm to 4am daily. This means people can go about their business from 4am to 10pm,” Yakasai wrote on Twitter.