At a COVID-19 media briefing, Governor Abdullahi Ganduje confirmed that over 1000 almajirai have so far been received from various states of the northern region.
Channels Television had earlier reported that the Kano State Government had evacuated about 1,172 almajirai to their states of origin.
More recently, these almajirai, all about 2000 of them where quarantine for two weeks after the state commenced the repatriation exercise.
Though the state task force on COVID-19 has not confirmed any positive case of the the almajirai, the Kano government believes that in view of the current circumstances, almajiri system of education most be stopped.
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje stated on Wednesday that the repatriation of almajiri children to their states of origin has not stopped, adding that all.