The Kano State government has announced a new opening hours for markets in the state.
According to the state government, the new timing will help stem the increase of the spread of COVID-19.
The new working hours was announced on Monday in a post on the official Twitter page of Governor Adbulahi Ganduje’s media aide, Salihu Tanko Yakasai who also announced that the curfew in the State is now from 6 pm to 6 am.
He wrote: “H.E @GovUmarGanduje has approved reopening of all markets in Kano on the relaxed days of Wednesday, Friday & Sunday from 6 am to 6 pm each day.
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“The Governor also reiterated the need for people to observe all laid down protocols, as he summoned an emergency meeting with market leaders.
“Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays remain lockdown days and everyone is expected to remain at home only those on essential services and those that have a waiver can go out,” the tweet added.