Kano suspends official gatherings, directs closure of event centres

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KANO State ‎Government has suspended all official function and gathering in the state. ‎Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje stated this on Monday in Kano during a live broadcast at the Government House, Kano.‎

The governor also ‎ordered state ministry of tourism to call the attention of owners of all event centres in the state, to suspend all activities till further notice.

‎He also enjoined ‎ religious and traditional leaders to regulate worship centres as part of the proactive measures against the virus.

“Our traditional and religious leaders are part of the major stakeholders in this collective effort. Hence it is very important for them to properly regulate all worship centres. ‎

“We suspend all official events that attract people gatherings, for the time being. This position is hard and necessary for our well being.

‎“‎We have directed ministry of Tourism to liaise with the owners of all event centres across the state, to stop their businesses henceforth,’’ he added.

The governor said that emergency preparedness and response sub-committees were constituted in all the 44 Local Government Areas and 484 wards in the state.‎

He called on transport unions to join the state efforts in making proper arrangement in the motor parks.

‎Ganduje also called on the people of the state to try and avoid gathering of more than 20 for their safety and safety of the society. (NAN)

– Mar. 23, 2020 @ 18:27 GMT |

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