COVID-19: Shekarau Commiserates With Kano, Urges People To Be Prayerful
POLITICS DIGEST – The Senator representing Kano Central, Ibrahim Shekarau has commiserated with the people of state over the Coronavirus pandemic ravaging the country.
He enjoined people to be more prayerful and observe all the recommendations of medical professionals as antidote of the deadly disease.
He made the call on Tuesday in a broadcast to the people of the state as cases of the disease rose to about 59 in the state.
Shekarau observed that the pandemic is a test from the almighty God that requires invoking devine intervention to overcome it.
The Senator therefore urged people to remain more steadfast in asking for God’s forgiveness and assistance to overcome it, noting that doing so will help in containing further spread of the pandemic.
He added, “I pray that all those who died recently, either as a result of this disease or otherwise will find eternal rest. I also pray for quick recovery to those already infected with it.
“I hereby urge people to continue to be law abiding and support all the measures put in place by the government and follow the recommendations of our medical professionals in order to stop the virus.
“To the wealthy individuals among us to help their relatives and neighbours in this critical time”, the Senator added.
On the issue of palliatives distribution by the government, Shekarau expressed optimism that the effort will help in addressing the difficulty people encounter, particularly now that the entire state in locked down.
He finally prayed for restoration of peace and well being in Kano state and the country at large.
As at Monday, 20th April, there are 665 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Nigeria, with 188 discharged and 22 deaths.
Kano state has so far recorded 59 cases, thereby emerging as the third most affected state after Lagos and Abuja in the whole country.