Kano CJ directs reopening of courts

Kano CJ directs reopening of courts

The Public Relations Officer of the state’s Judiciary, Mr Baba Ibrahim, made the disclosure in a statement on Sunday in Kano.

Sagir said that the directives followed easing of the COVID-19 lockdown by the state government.

“All Magistrates’ in the state should resume court sitting immediately,” Sagir was quoted as saying in the statement.

1st News reports that Sagir had on March 25, directed for the suspension of court sitting;, in compliance with the COVID-19 lockdown imposed to stem further spread of the pandemic in the state.

1st news also reports also that Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje, the goveror of Kano State, on Thursday; announced total eased of restrictions in view of the successes recorded in the campaign against the pandemic.

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In other News;

The Kano State Government has approved N2.3 billion for the provision of critical infrastructure at the proposed site for the development of inland dry port at Zawachiki in Kumbotso Local Government Area (LGA).

The Commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba; disclosed this at a session with journalists at the Government House yesterday, saying the State Executive Council approved the projects at its last meeting.

The commissioner disclosed that the council at its last meeting equally revisited the state’s plan to build the light rail project; and revalidated the N1 billion aspect of design works earlier approved in 2017.

Garba disclosed that the council equally approved the amended external loan of €684 million for the project at its 12th meeting since the state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje won re-election

He also announced the council’s approval for the establishment of Kano State Anti-corruption Institute; as part of the administration’s effort to strengthen its fight against corruption.

The commissioner further revealed that N429.25 million was approved for the 2020 Routine Immunisation Work Plan.

 

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