Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has ordered for a total lockdown of the state from Thursday April 16 2020 for a period of seven days.
The governor gave the order on Tuesday shortly after the state Ministry of Health confirmed an additional case of Coronavirus in the state.
Mr Salihu Yakasai, the Special Assistant to the Governor on Social Media, stated this on his twitter handle on Tuesday, noting that the lockdown would be enforced throughout the state.
Yakasai said that the governor has ordered security agencies in the state to ensure full enforcement of the lockdown as no movement would be tolerated from 10p.m, on Thursday.