By Bonta Onyeka, For Agenda Watchdog, May 7, 2020
(AGENDAWATCHDOG) – Governor, Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has confirmed that 65 out of the 169 Almajiris returned the state have tested positive for COVID-19.
According to the governor, the infected Almajiris had been quarantined in line with the regulations of the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC).
The governor said that Kaduna State would receive returnee Almajiris to the state, provided the state was duly informed by the returning state ahead of time.
Governor El-Rufai had earlier disclosed the collective resolve of the 19 northern governors to repatriate Almajiris to their home states with a view to resettling them with their families and helping them become more useful members of the society.