Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje has announced a total easing of the lockdown imposed on the state to arrest the spread of the novel coronavirus.
The governor declared this on Thursday in Kano while briefing reporters on the COVID-19 pandemic at Government House, Kano.
He, however, instructed that restriction of movement from 10 p.m to 4 a.m stands.
The governor also directed civil servants on grade level 12 and above to resume work from July 6.
“Civil servants from grade level 12 and above can return to work from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. but must continue to practice social distancing,” he said.
According to the governor, the law banning street begging and hawking are still in place.
He told Kano State residents to wear masks when going out and to continue to adhere to social distancing in public places.
Meanwhile, Kano State still report new cases of confirmed patients of the novel coronavirus.