According to report reaching oyogist.com, the Kano state Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has reportedly called on the market communities in the state to strictly adhere to the laid down Covid-19 guidelines or risk another lockdown.
This was made known by the Governor’s deputy, Nasiru Gawuna, during a Covid-19 Market community leaders in the state at the government house on Thursday.
“We all know that it is the marketers that suffer most whenever there is a lockdown especially those who have to work to feed on a daily basis. Therefore we need to enlighten and sensitize the market people to make them understand that they need to take responsibility and observe the necessary COVID 19 protocols to avoid the spread of the pandemic in the state and to avoid a situation that will necessitate the lockdown again.
“We don’t pray for another lockdown and so we have to sit up in the fight against the pandemic.
“We should use the facemask, observe the necessary hygiene by washing our hands and adhering to spacing as required.
“We should wear our facemasks, wash our hands regularly and avoid crowding by observing spacing. As market people you can even customize the facemask and paste your logo design on it to advertise your products.
“The federal government is working on the issue of the vaccine of COVID 19. If the committee in charge fulfils and confirms the vaccine it will be implemented accordingly.
“We have defeated polio in the past which also came with a lit of theories that later turned out to be untrue. For six months now Nigeria had been declared polio-free.
“So with the same vigour, we should also fight the COVID 19 pandemic to a standstill.
“This pandemic is real and we have to seriously fight it. There was a house where the breadwinner died of COVID 19 recently and when the family members were tested, 19 of them were found to be positive” the governor said.