Kano State will soon resume normal social and economic activities without restrictions, as the state governor removes the lockdown imposed on the state due to COVID-19 pandemic.
State governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, on Thursday gave the directive to completely lift all restrictions on movement, allowing all markets and motor parks to be opened.
His spokesman, Abba Anwar said in a press release that “Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has directed for the removal of lockdown in the state, while maintaining the 10pm to 4am curfew. So also. People must observe the protocols of COVID-19 as enunciated by our health professionals.”
The governor was said to have hinted that the “state is recording the success in the fight against the pandemic, he acknowledged and commended the unrelenting efforts of the frontline health workers, journalists and all other stakeholders.
“The remaining 3 days the state is practicing lockdown order, are now lifted. People are now free to move around for the 7 days of a week, while observing the 10pm to 4pm curfew.”
The governor however insisted that “Tricycle operators must not take more than two passengers. This order is still there for all to know.”
Anwar quoted Ganduje as saying “All schools will only be opened on the directive of the federal government. But for final year or graduating pupils/students, like primary six pupils and students of Junior Secondary School II (JSS III) and Senior Secondary School III (SSS III), we are making preparation for their returning to schools.”