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20 Prominent Persons Dies As Strange Disease Kills Over 600 Persons In 7 Days In Kano

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The situation in Kano State is becoming terrible by the day as over 600 persons have reportedly died of a strange ailment in the past seven days, including 20 prominent residents who dropped dead in the last 24 hours.

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KanyiDaily had reported on Tuesday that fear was growing in Kano after over 150 persons died under the space of three days, causing undertakers and grave diggers in the city to express deep concerns.

Bashir Mohammed, one of the undertakers at the Dandolo Cemetery in Goron Dutse, Dala Local Government Area of Kano State, said:

“This is worrisome, we are becoming overwhelmed by what we are seeing here these days because to me, the way people are dying is not ordinary.”

Sheriff Hadi Kabir, the chairman Fagge Cemetery Committee, has called for immediate government intervention to unravel terrifying incidences of unusual deaths in Kano.

“This is not coronavirus as speculated; it is severe malaria because of our exposure to mosquito bites. We have been battling this kind of experience almost on yearly bases around this time.

“So, we are praying to the government to come to our rescue because this malaria is deadly than the COVID-19,” he said.

Reports on Saturday had deaths have increased to over 600, including several prominent residents who dead in the state within the last 24 hours.

A list of those that have died released by PRNigeria, has editors, bankers, businessmen, professors, government officials, among others.

They include Ibrahim Ayagi; Aliyu Umar Dikko, Abdullahi Lawal; ex-MD of Continental Merchant Bank,Musa Ahmad Tijjani, Editor of Triumph newspapers; Adamu Dal, ex-Chairman State Civil Service Commission.

Others are Nasiru Maikano Bichi; Musa Umar Gwarzo; Ustaz Dahiru Rabiu, ex-Grand Khadi; Salisu Lado; Nene Umma; Garba Sarki Fagge; Shamsiyya Mustapha; Rabiu Dambatta; Kabiru Ibrahim Bayero and mother of a businessman, Ado Gwanja.

Reacting, Nigerians on their Twitter handles called on Governor of Kano State, Umar Ganduje and the Federal Government to act swiftly and conduct autopsies on the bodies to determine the cause of the mysterious deaths.

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