By SALIHI ABUBAKAR BELLO, Kano:
Kano State governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has made it clear that the bottlenecks preventing the fight against COVID-19 pandemic has been removed.
In his speech at an event in respect of COVID-19 pandemic fight, held on Tuesday in Kano, governor Ganduje said with the donations of ambulances, PPEs and establishment of lab testing centers removed completely the bottlenecks holding back the fight against the novel virus in the State.
According to him the Federal Government have heed to the calls of the State government and Federal lawmakers and have provided two ventilators, lab testing center at Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital and Bayero University Kano with a capacity to test 260 samples daily.
He also confirmed the donation of 10 ambulances, 400 capacity testing center per day by the Dangote Foundation, another 5 ambulances and 20 pick up bans by the BUA Foundation.
Ganduje stated that such contributions have ended the bottlenecks preventing the fight against COVID 19 in the State.
He disclosed that the State government set aside a State government owned Daula Hotel to isolation center and other hotels for the front line workers who have decided not to go back to their families until after the exercise and a hotel for Ministerial Task Team.
Governor Ganduje noted that it wasn’t unseriousness that led to the relax of lockdown in the State but a scientific reasoning of life, saying genuine outcry of the people if left unattended one problem may lead to another.