Buhari imposes 2-week lockdown on Kano


President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered total lockdown of Kano State for two weeks.
In a national broadcast on Monday evening, the President said the measure was to enable the Federal Government contain the COVID-19 pandemic in the state.

According to him: “With regards to Kano, I have directed the enforcement of a total lockdown for a period of two weeks effective immediately.

“The Federal Government shall deploy all the necessary human, material and technical resources to support the State in controlling and containing the pandemic and preventing the risk of further spread to neighbouring States.”

The curfew in Lagos, Ogun, and Abuja, according to the President, remained in force but it will be partially relaxed as from May 4.

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