Text of Press Conference on the Need for People to Take COVID Vaccine Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) 8 th December, 2021

Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen of the press, we want to thank you most sincerely for coming to cover this briefing. At the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) we implement the Public Education on COVID Vaccine project. The project which is supported by MacArthur Foundation is aimed to educating and enlightening the public […]

COVID-19: Centre Lauds Govt’s Engagement of 2,000 Marshals

By Sani Ibrahim Paki The Centre for Information and Technology and Development (CITAD) has commended the Kano State government for its initiative in engaging 2,000 marshals to enforce compliance with COVID-19 protocols in the state. The coordinator of the centre, Ali Sabo, who stated this on Monday during a press conference in Kano, however, lamented […]

CITAD Cautions Kano on COVID-19 Protocols for Schools

The Centre for Information Technology and Development have issued an advisory on safety protocols In Kano Secondary schools, this was revealed in a statement signed by Ali Sabo, Campaign and Communication Officer at the CITAD. The statement read in part we are all aware that Covid-19 has become a threat to our lives, economy, social, […]

Kano Govt. Kicks as CSO Calls for Schools Closure

A Civil Society Organisation, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has urged Kano State government to close schools for some months due to surging daily coronavirus infections. According to the CSO, the Kano state government has not put enough measures in place to stop the spread of the virus in schools after reopening last month. Speaking […]

CITAD Decries Poor Compliance of Covid19 Protocols in Kano Secondary Schools

By Yakubu Salisu, Kano Centre for Information Technology (CITAD) has decried what it describe poor compliance of Covid 19 protocols in Kano State Secondary Schools thereby exposing students, teachers and other staffs to the risk of contacting the deadly virus. The Kano Based Non Governmental Organization made this known on Monday during a press conference […]

COVID-19: CITAD Issues Safety Advisory For Kano Secondary Schools

The Centre for Information Technology and Development have issued an advisory on safety protocols In Kano Secondary schools, this was revealed in a statement signed by Ali Sabo, Campaign and Communication Officer at the CITAD. The statement read in part we are all aware that Covid-19 has become a threat to our lives, economy, social, […]

CITAD Sub-Grantees Produced Locally Made Hand Sanitizers and Face Masks

In the month of April, 2020 the Centre for information Technology and Development (CITAD) got a grant from International Institute of Education and MacArthur Foundation to help in addressing the issue of COVID-19 in Kano State by creating awareness on how the virus was spreading among the people in the State, engaging of young people […]

How CITAD is Fighting Covid-19 in Kano State

  In late April, precisely on 25th of April, 2020, Kano State recorded its index case of the disease. Prior to the reportage of the index case in the state, the state government had taken off with measures to prevent the spread of the virus, as it is believed that Kano, as one of the country’s […]

How CITAD Is Fighting Covid-19 In Kano State

By Ali Sabo “Coronaviruses are zoonotic, which are normally transmitted between animals and people. The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is caused by a new strain of coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) that has not been previously identified in humans. It was first reported to WHO on the 31st of December, 2019 in Wuhan, China.” (NCDC) On 27 February, Nigeria confirmed […]

How CITAD Is Fighting Covid-19 In Kano State

By Ali Sabo “Coronaviruses are zoonotic, which are normally transmitted between animals and people. The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is caused by a new strain of coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) that has not been previously identified in humans. It was first reported to WHO on the 31st of December, 2019 in Wuhan, China.” (NCDC)   On 27 February, […]

THE 52ND Twitter Chat on Youth Efforts in Combating Covid–19 at Community Level in Kano Discussed on Thursday, 8TH October, 2020 with Abubakar M. Usman, Multimedia Journalist and A Beneficiary of CITAD’S Youth Leadership Training on Covid-19.

The strength of ICT amidst the global pandemic of Covid – 19 has been loudly spelt out as it remained unshaken ever since the emergence of this global pandemic but becomes the commodity for every home and organization as it stands the only unaffected medium to share information, transact businesses, entertainments and working as a […]