Kano State Government has issued a two-week break to workers to curtail the spread of COVID-19 in the state.
While receiving the interim report of the Fund-Raising Committee at the Government House in Kano on Monday, Governor Abdullahi Ganduje said the decision was taken to maintain the state government’s proactive measures.
After receiving the report, Governor Ganduje commended the good work of members of the committee and assured that very soon the items will be distributed to potential beneficiaries.
On his part, the Chairman of the committee and Vice-Chancellor of Bayero University, Professor Muhammad Bello said the total cash in the bank stands at N364.6million.
Other items like foodstuffs among others were also given by individuals, groups and corporate organisations.
One of the donors, a Lebanese Community in Kano contributed foodstuffs and other items valued at over N100m.
Bello stated that the state government plans to distribute the items and foodstuffs to 300,000 households and other special clusters like Orphanage homes.