Kano State government on Wednesday announced the outbreak of bird flu in the state.
The Director Veterinary Services, Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Dr. Shehu Bawa, disclosed this to journalists in Kano.
Nawa said the flu was discovered in one of the poultry farms in the state.
“The state government has taken proactive measures to contain the spread of the disease to other farms within the state,” he said.
He said the farm has been disinfected and other farms have been put under surveillance.
“I am using this opportunity to advise farmers to immediately report any outbreak of the disease to enable the government to take prompt response,” he added.