Strange Disease Hits Ibadan Town, 11 Deaths Recorded, Residents in Panic

Strange Disease Hits Ibadan Town, 11 Deaths Recorded, Residents in Panic

Residents of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, are currently living in fear due to the mysterious death of about 11 people.

Reporters gathered that the 11 people died as a result of strange disease in Lagelu local government area of Ibadan.

Caretaker Chairman, Lagelu local government, Mr. Abdullah Kelani confirmed that 11 persons have lost their lives so far, He added that five persons are currently hospitalised.

Kelani said that four persons have been discharged, He said part of the immediate action taken by the government was to investigate the cause of the sickness.

Kelani added that investigation revealed that it was due to lack of access to clean and potable water by the affected persons.

Commissioner for Health, Dr Bashir Bello said the tests carried out on the affected persons are still premature and the samples collected have not confirmed the sickness to be cholera.

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