The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero has stated that the recent deaths in Kano State are not as a result of the Covid-19 outbreak.
This was according to a statement by the monarch on Sunday, April 26. He said the ministry of health had confirmed that the series of deaths in the state were not connected to the virus. He prayed for the soul of the those who had died in the state and further urged residents of Kano State to adhere to the directives of the NCDC to help curtail the spread of Coronavirus.
My people may the peace and blessing of Allah be upon you all.
We wish to inform you that, the Kano state ministry of health has informed us about the update on the outbreak of COVID-19 in various places across the state.
This report is really important, the report has further confirmed to us that COVID-19 is real and that as of today about 73 people have tested positive for the pandemic.
My people, with regards to this situation, it had become necessary for us to remind you on the need to follow all the necessary medical advice.
You all must stay away from over crowded places, wash your hands regularly with soap and use face mask.
We also urge you to avoid stigmatisation on people with the infection, avoid fake news that may likely create panic among our people.
I equally call on you to look after your children and make sure they do not continue to play football on the streets, once you notice any symptoms please do not hesitate to report such to medical experts.
My people, I call on you to remain calm, and continue to pray for Allah’s intervention. I therefore want to use this opportunity to condole the family of those who lost lives recently.
We were equally informed by the ministry that the deaths were not as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.
We therefore pray for the repose of the souls who lost their lives, may Almighty Allah forgive them, those infected, we pray for their quick recovery.
May almighty Allah continue to protect us.