FG sends 3,300 informers to search for Coronavirus patients in Kano
By our correspondent
The National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Sani Aliyu, said the task force had mobilised 3,300 informers to carry out house-to-house search in Kano metropolis for patients of Coronavirus.
Sani Aliyu disclosed this on Monday at a briefing of the Presidential Task Force COVID-19.
According to him, the PTF had also secured, through its partners, an additional 20 rapid response teams that would enable the task force to reach people who needed to be tested in Kano within a very short period of time.
He said: “We continue to work closely with the state government to ensure that the problem and the issues in Kano are resolved as quickly as possible. We have a strong team, supporting the case management aspect of the response, led by the Federal Ministry of Health.
“We’ve, through our partners, also funded two facilitators by local government area and will be establishing one sample centre per local government area in the state. We’re grateful to INEC for mobilising 30 vehicles to be sent to Kano and at least 25 ambulances mobilised through the federal government, Dangote Foundation and the BUA Group.”