COVID-19: Anxiety in Jigawa as over 100 persons die mysteriously

Following mysterious deaths recently recorded in Jigawa community, residents of Hadejia have raised concern over the fearful situation.

This was confirmed by the special assistant to the local government council chairman on media, Sani Kakabori.

He revealed that over one hundred people, mostly of old age died within the last ten years.

However, a five-man committee has been constituted by the Jigawa State Government to investigate the increasing number of deaths in area

The State Chairman, COVID 19 Task force, who is also the Commissioner of health, Dr Abba Zakari disclosed this to newsmen in Dutse, the State capital.

He said this followed a community report over the increasing number of deaths in the area.
The Committee is chaired by Dr Mahmud Abdulwahab, with Shehu Mohd, Yusuf Hakimi, Shehu Sule, and representatives of the World Health Organization, WHO, as members.
Zakari noted that the committee is expected to submit their reports within three days and make recommendations for appropriate actions.

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