Kano State has joined other states with a history of COVID-19 cases as the ancient city recorded its first virus case on Saturday.
It was gathered that the infected patient is a retired technocrat, who returned from Lagos.
Governor Abdullahi Umar is reported to be in a crucial meeting with health officials to inform the public officially.
The said COVID-19 patient travelled from Lagos to Abuja and finally landed in Kano.
The Nation reports that he was diagnosed at the reactivated COVID-19 laboratory test centre at the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital where he tested positive.
He is said to have moved to the isolation centre in Kwanar Dawaki, Kano
The source further said investigation is on for contact tracing