Ganduje said the delay in testing suspected cases was responsible for the exploding number of infections in the state.
Absence of functional testing centres in the state worsened its situation amid the pandemic.
There is no doubt that Kano is in trouble – Governor Ganduje.
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, Kano Sate governor has expressed fears in regards to the rising cases of Coronavirus in Kano state.
In a press statement by Ganduje’s Chief Press Secretary Abba Anwar, on Sunday May 3. The Kano Governor stated the state is in trouble because they began the fight against Coronavirus on a shaky foundation.
He additionally blamed the delay in testing suspected circumstances for the elevated circumstances of Coronavirus within the state.
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje said, “There is no such thing as a doubt that Kano is in trouble. And there’s no doubt that we began on a shaky foundation.
When samples taken to Abuja for 7 hours and got here again once more in 7 hours, that was the shaky foundation I’m speaking about.
“We then lodged our grievance to President Muhammadu Buhari, who ordered for the establishment of a Testing Centre at Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital.
After take-off shut down for some days if not weeks. That escalated the transmission of the disease as much as community transmission.
“However with the coming back of the AKTH Testing Centre and the addition of Bayero University. Kano that has the capacity of testing about 200 samples per day now. With the coming of Dangote Mobile Testing Centre of 400 samples capacity. We’re making headway in dealing with the crisis squarely.”
The Director-General of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control. Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu who was present on the event reassurred Kano residents that the health agency has not left them to their destiny.
Ihekweazu stated, “I simply need the people of Kano to know that we have not left you. We’re behind you hundred per cent.
“I wish to guarantee you that, by the time we hear from the findings of Dr Nasiru Sani Gwarzo’s team from the Presidential Task Force.
For the days they have been here, we can have extra options that we are going to use in fixing the problems from Kano.”
That is coming after Dr Nasiru Sani Gwarzo, leader of the Presidential Task Force Committee on COVID-19. Finally, stated novel Coronavirus is answerable for the mysterious deaths in Kano state in the last few days.