Kano COVID-19 committee members test positive


    The Kano State government yesterday confirmed that the state’s COVID-19 Taskforce co-chairman, Prof. Abdulrazak Garba Habib and three other members of the committee had been tested positive to Coronavirus.

     The Commissioner for Health, Dr Aminu Ibrahim Tsanyawa, confirmed the situation in a statement issued by the ministry’s public relations officer, Hadiza Mustapha Namadi. The commissioner advised the general public to keep social distancing, avoid overcrowding and stay at home to keep safe as it continues to take measures to contain the spread of the disease in the state. Daily Trust reliably gathered that the chairman of the Task Force Committee on COVID-19, Dr Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna and scores of members of the committee had been on self-isoloation.