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COVID-19: Kano, Jigawa Order Immediate Closure Of Schools.

Kano and Jigawa state governments has directed an immediate closure of public and private schools in the states with quick effect.

A statement by commissioner for education in Kano, Muhammad Sanusi Kiru, directed parents of students in boarding schools to arrange for the conveyance of their wards immediately.

Similarly an order was issued by commissioners of health Aminu Ibrahim Tsanyawa and cmmissioner for Health Mariyha Muhammad Bunkure announcing the closure of schools of Nursing, Midwifery, Health Technology, Hygiene and higher education in the state.

Kano has witnessed rise in active cases of COVID-19 with two deaths and 147 new cases in the month of December alone.

Last Saturday, Governor Abdullah Umar Ganduje directed the start of all treatment centres and return of health volunteers to reduce the rise of the pandemic.

 

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