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Buhari orders investigation of unknown killer disease in Jigawa



Following the outbreak of unknown disease that has claimed several lives of children in Jigawa State, President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Minister of Heath, Prof. Isaac Adewole to make investigation into the matter.

According to the Special Assistant to the President Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the Minister is ordered to “deploy all the necessary machinery to combat the outbreak of the disease reported in Gidan Dugus village of Wangara district, Dutse Local Government Area of Jigawa State.

“President Buhari, in a telephone call to Governor Abubakar Badaru of Jigawa State on Tuesday evening to find out the details of the incident, commiserated with the governor and the families of the victims.

“He assured the governor that the Federal Government will provide the necessary support to contain the spread of the disease.”