Cholera outbreak has resulted in the death of eleven persons in three villages located in Bebeji local government area in Kano state.
According to witness accounts, 47 persons affected by the ailment are currently receiving treatment at a private medical facility located close to the affected villages.
Comrade Ubale Dauda who supervised the rendering of volunteer services by members of the community who were mobilized to address the outbreak said as at the last count on Saturday, the remains of eleven persons who lost their lives after suffering from acute and excessive stooling and vomiting have been interred.
He said the severely affected villages are Kuki and Hayi due to lack of primary health care facilities,adding that that was responsible for huge number of loss of lives recorded so far.
The village head of Kuki, Mallam Tijjani said the outbreak has been reported to the district head of Bebeji, adding that appropriate health authorities have been put on notice.
The spokesman, Kano state Ministry of Health, Alhaji Ismail Gwammaja, when contacted said the ministry had not received any formal complaint about the outbreak of the disease in any part of the state.
He added that the ministry will dispatch health officials to investigate the case and with the mandate to act appropriately.
All rights reserved. This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or in part without prior express written permission from LEADERSHIP Nigeria Newspapers. Contact: email@example.com
- COVER STORIES5 hours ago
INEC Rolls Out Voting Pattern For 2019 Polls
- NEWS5 hours ago
Alleged Fraud: Court Orders Service On Oshiomhole, EFCC
- AGRICULTURE18 hours ago
FG, Ban Maize Importation- Farmers
- NEWS21 hours ago
Bauchi: APC Wins Toro Federal Constituency By-election
- NEWS19 hours ago
Fire Destroys 77 Shops In Kano Market
- CRIME4 hours ago
Gunmen Kidnap 45, Kill One In Zamfara
- SPORTS18 hours ago
Gov Okowa Receives Super Eagles On First Int’l Flight To Asaba
- NEWS4 hours ago
Kwara PDP Rejects Rep By-election Results