Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje and his wife, Hafsat Ganduje have tested negative for Coronavirus.
The news was disclosed in a statement released by Abba Anwar, the Chief Press Secretary to the governor today April 2nd.
The statement said: “We thank Almighty Allah for this result which shows negative. That is how He (Allah) wishes. All those whose results are positive, we will continue praying for their quick recovery from the illness, irrespective of race, nationality, ethnicity, social status, political or religious affiliations.
“We also pray for Allah’s continued protection against COVID-19 in the state, the country and the world in as a whole.
“While we pray for Divine intervention we must make sure that, we always listen to health professionals and work with professional advice,”
Governor Ganduje urged members of the public to observe regular hand washing with running water, usage of hand sanitizer, keeping tidy environment, avoidance of gatherings, particularly in markets and other public places among others.
“Staying at home is safer, healthier and most appropriate. I also urge Nigerians to strictly abide by directives given by the Federal Government as another mechanism in containing the spread of the disease,” the statement explained.
“It is our responsibility to fight COVID-19 from all angle so as to have a safer and healthier society.
“We thank Almighty Allah that up to this time there is no reported case in Kano. May Allah save those from other states in the country and other affected nations of the world.
“Our thanks also go to the Fund Raising Committee, under the Chairmanship of Prof. Muhammad Yahuza Bello, and Co-chaired by Alhaji Tajuddeedn Dantata and all those who assisted the government.
“Others are Alhaji Aminu Dantata, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Alhaji Abdussamad Rabi’u, Lee Group of Companies, United Bank for Africa (UBA), among other respectful individuals and organisations,”