Repatriation: Kano to discharge 2000 quarantined Almajiris on Monday

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Some of the Almajiris at the center in Kiru.

By Tukur Sani

Kano State government on Sunday assured that Over 2000 Almajiris quarantined to check the spread of the COVID-19 are ready to be discharged from tomorrow, Monday 18 March.

The State Commissioner of Education and Chairman Committee on Repatriation of Almajiris students  Muhammadu Sanusi Kiru confirmed this to Solacebase on Sunday during a visit to the two centres at Kiru and Karaye local government areas where the over 2000 Almajiris were Quarantine.

Muhammadu Sanusi Kiru said most of the Almajiris were repatriated from other states while others were picked within the metropolis and would be handed over to their parents at various local government areas of the state.


‘’However some of them that shows signs of illness would be further isolated before taking them back to their parents, ‘’said Alhaji Kiru.

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The Commissioner also dismissed allegations, of lack care for the children noting that they were well fed with adequate social amenities at the Quarantine centres.

Speaking to Solacebase some of the Almajiris expressed happiness on their feeding and accommodation.