Kano state Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje has announced an ease on the lockdown order given by President Muhammad Buhari, despite the increasing number of death cases witnessed in the State in the pass few days.
During a press conference, held at the Kano state Government House on Saturday evening, 2nd of May, Governor Ganduje announced that there will be free movement within the state on Mondays and Thursdays during the hours of 10am till 4pm.
Adding that major markets in the State would remain under lock and key, excluding Ya’nkaba and Ya’nlemo markets, where perishable foods are sold, likewise supermarket within the state are also allowed to be operational within the days and hours stipulated and are advised to observe the stated Covid-19 precautionary rules.
This is going against the lockdown order which was imposed by President Buhari,on Monday, the 27th of April, to enable the health officials monitor the situation happening within the state.
Ganduje appealed for the relaxation of the Lockdown imposed on the state to enable residents purchase food items and stock up their homes in preparation of the Ramadan celebration.
According to the NCDC reports, Kano is the second highest state with a high number of Covid-19 cases in Nigeria.