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Panic in Kano as Coronavirus Task Force Chairman Tests Positive; Deputy Governor, Ganduje’s Daughter, Commissioners Self-isolate

There was Panic in Kano State following the Co-Chairman of the Kano State Task Force on COVID-19, Abdulrazaq Garba Habib, tested positive, all other members of the task force chaired by the deputy governor, Nasiru Gawuna, have gone into self-isolation.

Other members of the committee include Governor Abdullahi Ganduje’s daughter, Amina Umar, Commissioner for Health, Aminu Tsanyawa, and Commissioner for Environment, Kabiru Getso, and Imam Wada, the secretary.

“They have had several meetings together with Prof Abdulrazaq Garba Habib who on Thursday tested positive.

“The best thing to do is for them to self-isolate. Their specimens have been taken already for test, but their results are not out for them to know their status”.

Habib had since been admitted at the state isolation centre at Kwanar Dawakin.

He has been actively involved in rapid response to all the confirmed cases in Kano, who contracted the virus during clinical services.

Governor Ganduje had on March 21 inaugurated an action committee aimed at ensuring effective preparation against the dreaded disease.

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Abdullahi Hammed

Abdullahi Hammed was born in Kano State, Nigeria. A journalist by profession for the past five years. He Studied Mass Communication at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State. Contact: [email protected]

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