Kano State Government has launched a fumigation exercise as part of measures to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic that is gradually gaining grounds in other parts of the nation.
The Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, who launched the exercise on Saturday, disclosed that most public places in the state would be specially fumigated.
According to the Governor, the fumigation is being carried out in partnership with the Lee Group, a company with Chinese origins.
“As part of their corporate social responsibility, the Lee Group of Companies heed to our request urging private companies to join hands with us in this fight against COVID-19,” Gov. Ganduje said during the exercise on Saturday.
The fumigation exercise which kicked of state From the Government House, fumigators proceeded to Muhammadu Abdullahi Wase Specialist Hospital, Nassarawa GRA, where the governor witnessed the fumigation exercise, along with the Commissioners of Environment and Information, Dr Kabiru Ibrahim Getso and Mallam Muhammad Garba, Managing Director of Refuse Management and Sanitation Board (REMASAB) Abdullahi Mu’azu Gwarzo, among others.
Gov. Ganduje also encouraged people to take social distancing very seriously and stay indoors.
“This is the major reason why we closed our schools and directed worked to stay off from their offices,” he said. “People should understand that even going to markets should be regulated, unless for essential reasons. ” he said.