Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has said that Kano State will have COVID-19 marshals to enforce compliance to the protocols issued concerning the virus.
Ganduje said this while addressing newsmen on Saturday, adding that there was a need to tackle COVID-19 with all seriousness.
He said there has been a meeting between the state and relevant agencies towards enforcing compliance to the protocols.
“Enforcement of compliance with COVID-19 protocols would soon come up in the state. People should comply with the health of the citizenry.
“The state task force on COVID-19 held a meeting with security agencies to embark on the enforcement to ensure that members of the society do comply for optimum result,” he said.
The governor said that the vanguards would include security agencies, paramilitary and non-governmental organisations.
He called on the mass media to continue to enlighten the public on the dangers of the pandemic.
“We are very happy that you are cooperating with the state government in this fight,” he said.
The governor, who also met with private school proprietors, urged them to complement government efforts in curbing the menace in their respective schools.
Ganduje commended the proprietors for their cooperation so far.
“We are very happy that you are cooperating with the state government in this fight, and we will give you all the support,” he added.