Kano Governor, Umar Ganduje, on Monday approved new working hours for markets in the State as COVID-19 continues to spread across the country.
Ganduje also announced that curfew in the State is now from 6 pm to 6 am.
The Governor, however, reiterated the need for people of Kano to observe all laid down protocols, as he summoned an emergency meeting with market leaders.
His media aide, Salihu Tanko Yakasai, made this known in a tweet on his official Twitter page on Monday.
He wrote: “H.E @GovUmarGanduje has approved reopening of all markets in Kano on the relaxed days of Wednesday, Friday & Sunday from 6 am to 6 pm each day.
“The Governor also reiterated the need for people to observe all laid down protocols, as he summoned an emergency meeting with market leaders.
“Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays remain lockdown days and everyone is expected to remain at home only those on essential services and those that have a waiver can go out.”
Meanwhile, the number of COVID-19 cases in Nigeria as of today is 10,162, according to the NCDC.