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Kano Extends Lockdown By A Week

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The Kano state government being led by Governor Ganduje has officially extended the two weeks lockdown imposed by President Buhari two weeks ago.

It will be recalled that barely two weeks ago, the president lifted the lockdown imposed in two states and the Federal capital and then ordered the immediate lockdown of Kano state as a result of the uprising cases in the state.

The one week lockdown order was made known by the Kano state commissioner for Information; Mallam Garba through a statement he posted on his Facebook page.

The statement reads in part:

Kano state government has announced the extension of the lockdown imposed by one week to help further combat the spread of the novel COVID-19 pandemic.

The state commissioner for information, Malam Muhammad Garba, who made the announcement said the decision was reached after due consultations with the federal government and key stakeholders in the health sector.

He said the measure is aimed at further reducing indiscriminate person to person contacts

which is considered as one of the major ways the disease is being spread.

The statement, while acknowledging the consequences of the measure on the public, called for patience and support as the battle against the pandemic continues.

It also called on the people to continue to observe strict personal hygiene through regular hand washing, use of face masks and social distancing.

Malam Muhammad Garba

Hon. Commissioner, Information, Kano State



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Kano State Governor Begs FG To Relax Lockdown

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The Governor of Kano state Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, has begged for an urgent ease of the 14-day total lockdown the federal government imposed on the state.

It will be recalled that there has been a reported "Mass death" in the state a situation that necessitated President Muhammadu Buhari to order a 14 days total lockdown in the state which took effect on Monday.

meanwhile, the governor said it is important to relax the lockdown for a while in order to ease the hardship in the state, especially in the holy month of Ramadan.

The governor made this known at the government house where he inaugurated a panel of experts to support the state task force technical committee, Ganduje said government is increasing treatment centres for COVID-19 in the state.

“We would engage the presidential task force on COVID-19 to seek permission to relax the total lockdown imposed on Kano,” he said.

“We are making this appeal on behalf of our people who are presently running out of food items. We would love the federal government to relax the lockdown for a period of time to enable people stock their homes, especially now that majority of us are fasting. It will also ease the economic hardship in the state.”

Meanwhile, Mr Tijani Hussain, the state coordinator of the task force, put the COVID-19 death toll in Kano at five, saying none of the deceased died at the isolation centre as the state recorded 80 fresh cases yesterday.



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Lockdown: KAROTA Officer Caught Defling A 15 Year Old Girl In Kano

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One of the officers of the Kano Road Transport Agency (KAROTA), who has been identified as Umar Yakub Mohammed had been arrested for forcefully difling a minor by the men of the Nigeria Police force. The suspect was allegedly caught pants down by a police personnel on guard duty behind Ado Bayero mall.

Funnily, Mr Mohammed was part of the security operatives enforcing the lockdown that is being enforced in the state the Kano state government to curb the exponential spreading of the novel coronavirus in the state. He was said to have picked the girl, 15, at Kano line motor Park where he was stationed.

However, Umar has denied the offence, saying he only offered to assist and take the girl to her house behind the trade fair complex but stopped to urinate where the Policeman caught them.

The girl confirmed that the suspect had a carnal knowledge of her. Some of the residents in the neighbourhood said it was not the first time the suspect was seen with the girl on a motorcycle around the area.

Meanwhile, both the suspect and the victim are in detention at Kwali division of Kano metropolis. When contacted, the spokesman of Kano police command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, said he had not been briefed about the incident.

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IGHALO EXTENDS LOAN CONTRACT AT MANCHESTER UNITED

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Chinese club, Shanghai Shenshua forward, Nigerian born Odion Igahlo has extended his loan stay at Manchester United. 

The former Watford man was on load from China to Manchester United in March, his loan spell ended lest week and was said to be heading back to China until the Manchester United board renewed his deal.


Orion Ighalo will now stay at Manchester United until 31st of January, 2021.

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