Covid 19: Gov Ganduje Relaxes Lockdown On Mondays


Kano State governor. Abdullahi Ganduje has approved the relaxation of the COVID 19 pandemic lockdown on Mondays, in a bid to further ease the restriction of movements in the state.

This was made known by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Abba Anwar, in a statement Sunday in Kano.

Anwar said, “To further cushion the effect and hardship caused by the  lockdown in Kano State, Gov. Ganduje has approved the relaxation of the lockdown on Mondays to be part of the existing free days (Friday, Sunday and Wednesday).

“While; I urge people to continue observing the COVID-19 protocols, I wish to convey to all, that, Monday is now the fourth day of a week, that lockdown is suspended.

“People are now free to move freely on Mondays within the stipulated time between of 6 a.m. and 6 p.m.

“They must maintain wearing of face masks, social distancing, use of hand sanitiser and washing hands with soap under running water.” 

Meanwhile, Gamduje has also directed that all markets and other public places must continue to observe the safety protocols, just as all hands must be on deck to check the spread of the pandemic.