From Maduabuchi Nmeribeh, Kano
Kano state government has distributed Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) to media organizations in the in state.
Presenting the equipment, the state Deputy Governor, who is also the Chairman, Kano state Taskforce on Covid 19, Dr. Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna said hand senitizers and facemasks were distributed to media practitioners as part of protective messures against the deadly Corona virus.
The Deputy Governor, who was represented by the state Commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba stressed the need for media practitioners and the general public to abide by the Covid 19 protocols.
He charged media organizations in the state to compliment the effort of the state government in sensitising the public the on Covid 19 personal protection protocols.
Gawuna added that government held series of meetings with the stakeholders as part of it’s commitment to the enhancement of health and general well-being of the people in the state.
In his remarks, the Secretary, Kano state Media Forum, who received the equipment on behalf of the Forum, Alhaji Nafiu Yahaya, thanked the state government for the gesture which he described as clear indication of government’s concern for the media workers.
In their separate remarks, the Secretary, NUJ Kano state Chapter, Abba Murtala and Chairman NUJ Correspondents Chapel, Ibrahim Garba, appreciated the government for donating the protective equipment to their members and promised to utilize them to avoid being infected with the virus.