Northern Nigerian state, Kano, has received N365m cash donation to fight the novel coronavirus disease.
The Chairman of COVID-19 Fundraising Committee in Kano State, Prof. Mohammad Bello, disclosed this to journalists at Government House, Kano, on Thursday.
Bello, who is also the Vice Chancellor of Bayero University Kano, said the 40-member committee had also taken delivery of food items from well-meaning individuals and corporate organisations in the last four days.
However, the state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje and his wife, Prof. Hafsat Ganduje, have tested negative for COVID-19.
Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Abba Anwar, said the couple received their clean bill of health yesterday from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.
“After receiving the results, Ganduje assured that his government would maintain the proactive measures against COVID-19,” he stated.
Get real time update about this post categories directly on your device, subscribe now.