COVID-19: Kano deports non-indigenes Almajiris as cases hit 36


In a bid to curtail the spread of Coronavirus, Kano State Government has begun the deportation of Almajiris who are non-indigenes of the state, The PUNCH reports.

This comes as confirmed coronavirus cases reached 36 in Kano which is one of the densely populated states in Nigeria.

Director-General, Media and Communications, Kano State Government, Salihu Yakasai, said the deportation was in order to mitigate the risk of exposing Amajiris to coronavirus and the attendant effect of the lockdown in the state.

“H.E. @GovUmarGanduje has today, disclosed that his government has begun the deportation of Almajiris in Kano back to their home towns and states in order to reduce the risk of exposing them to coronavirus and related hardship from the lockdown that will further affect them,” Yakasai tweeted on Sunday night.

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