On Saturday May 2 Governor Umar Ganduje announced the relaxing of the 2 weeks lockdown imposed on the state by the President.
The lockdown was to curb the spread of Covid-19 in the state.
He spoke at a press briefing organised by the Kano State Government State Taskforce on COVID-19 on Saturday, Mr Ganduje said the President had granted his request by giving him 12 hours in a week.
The Governor added that the 12 hours will be spread in the four days , Monday to Thursday and that the major markets in the state remained closed, except Ya’nkaba and Ya’nlemo markets where vegetables and fruits are sold.
According to the governor we have provided face masks, to be distributed to the people. I directed chairmen of the local government to also provide the face masks for their people.
“Afterwards, we will make it compulsory to everybody to wear it,” the Governor said.