The Sarkin Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero, has confirmed that the mass deaths reported in Kano State were not from COVID-19 as some have alleged.

In a statement on Sunday the Sarkin noted that he was informed by the State’s Ministry of Health that the ‘mysterious’ deaths earlier reported in Kano State were not as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.

He prayed for the reposed, asking Allah that their of souls may be forgiven.

The Sarkin also spoke about the COVID-19 pandemic, urging Kano residents to adhere to all the directives by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and other health agencies that are authorities on the subject matter