Kano to introduce COVID-19 marshals



Kano State Government is to appoint COVID- 19 marshals to enforce safety protocols.

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje disclosed this Saturday while meeting with journalists, at the Government House, Kano.

He said there was the need to tackle COVID-19 with all seriousness, noting that non- compliance to safety protocols had been identified as a huge challenge to curbing the spread of the virus.

 

 

 

 

 

Ganduje said the state government had held a meeting with relevant agencies to find a template how the compliance would be enforced.

“Enforcement of compliance with COVID-19 protocols would up in the state. People should comply health of the citizenry.

“The state task force  held a meeting with security agencies to embark the enforcement to ensure that members of the society do comply optimum result,” he said.

 

 

 

 

 

The governor said that the vanguards would  include security agencies, the paramilitary and non-governmental  organisations.

He called on the mass media to continue to enlighten  on the dangers of the pandemic.

“We are very happy that you are cooperating with the state government in this fight,” he said.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The governor, who also met with private school proprietors, urged them to complement government efforts in curbing the menace in their respective schools.

Ganduje commended the proprietors their cooperation so far.

“We are very happy that you are cooperating with the state government in this fight, and we will give you all the support,” he added. (NAN)