A former governor of Kano State, Rabi’u Kwankwaso, has donated his newly-built 60 bed capacity hospital as isolation center for the Coronavirus patients in the state.
The donation was contained in terse statement signed on Monday by Ibrahim Adam, spokesman to Abba Kabiru Yusuf, the Kano State Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship candidate in the 2019 elections.
He said the hospital, named Amana Hospital and located at Miller Road, Bompai in the Kano city, had been equipped by Mr Kwankwaso, a former Senate who represented Kano Central during the 8th Assembly.
DAILY NIGERIAN reports that Kano is now third on the list of states that had recorded more coronavirus in Nigeria, behind Lagos and Abuja.
Recall that on Tuesday, Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, had imposed a one-week total lockdown effective from Thursday, after recording 21 cases of coronavirus in the state.
Saturday evening, the state had recorded 10 more cases, bringing the total number of infections to 37 in the state before it transferred one case to Jigawa State.