Kano State Government has begun deportation of Almajiris who are non-indigenes of the state, as state confirmed coronavirus cases hits 36.
Director-General, Media and Communications, Kano State Government, Salihu Yakasai, said the deportation was in order to mitigate the risk of exposing them to coronavirus.
Yakasai tweeted on Sunday night;
“H.E. @GovUmarGanduje has today, disclosed that his government has begun the deportation of Almajiris in Kano back to their home towns and states in order to reduce the risk of exposing them to coronavirus and related hardship from the lockdown that will further affect them,”
The state has recorded one fatality but no discharged case yet.