COVID-19: Kaduna Govt fumigates markets

The Kaduna State Government on Wednesday commenced fumigation of markets in the state towards containing the spread of Coronavirus.

Governor Nasir El-Rufai had earlier ordered the closure of all markets in the state with the exemption of those selling food items and medicals.

It was gathered that officials of the State Market Development Agency, including other taskforce teams, commenced the fumigation on Wednesday.

The task force teams began fumigation of the markets from Sheikh Abubakar Gumi Market in Kaduna metropolis.

Governor El-Rufai visited the market to monitor compliance with the earlier directive that all shops that deal with non-essential stuff must shut down to prevent the spread of coronavirus in the state.