COVID-19: Kano government orders civil servants to stay at home, bans viewing centres



Civil servants in Kano state have been directed to work from home by the state government as part of measures to curb the second wave of the Coronavirus pandemic in the state.

The state Commissioner of Information, Malam Muhammad Garba who also announced that a fresh ban has been issued on the activities of viewing and event centres across the state, said they were part of decisions taken at a stakeholders meeting.

Garba said;

“Workers on essential services such as the healthcare service providers, fire service, water board, teaching staff, security guards and the media are exempted from the ban.”

The commissioner directed security operatives to ensure compliance with the directive, and also reaffirmed the government’s commitment to working with relevant stakeholders that included the Ulama to ensuring compliance with the COVID-19 protocols.

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