Jigawa state Government has contracted an NCDC accredited private laboratory from kaduna for covid 19 testing of over 500 almajirai that were repatriated from Kano.
The state government has place the almajirai in quarantine at the NYSC camp in Kiyawa local council since their arrival from kano.
However, the state government is carrying out the collection of the samples and would handover them to the private laboratory who are expected to return the results in two days.
The 69 other almajirai that were repatriated from Gombe, who arrived Jigawa later than that of Kano would also be tested after ten days of being under isolation.
Auwal D Sankara (FICA)
Senior Special Assistant to the Executive Governor of Jigawa State on New Media