Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, and his wife, Hafsat Ganduje, have both tested negative for COVID-19.
This was confirmed in a statement released by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Abba Anwar on Thursday.
Anwar said, “We thank Almighty Allah for this result which shows negative. That is how He (Allah) wishes. All those whose results are positive, we will continue praying for their quick recovery from the illness, irrespective of race, nationality, ethnicity, social status, political or religious affiliations.
“We also pray for Allah’s continued protection against COVID-19 in the state, the country and the world as a whole. While we pray for divine intervention we must make sure that we always listen to health professionals and work with professional advice.”
The governor further urged members of the public to wash their hands under running water with soap or hand sanitizers, keep a clean environment and practise social distancing.
Kano state currently has no recorded case of the coronavirus.