Yobe State Record 155 Death Within Six Days Over Suspected Coronavirus Symptoms
…… State Governor Coordinates Affairs From Abuja
No fewer than 155 persons have died in Gashua and Pokistun area of Yobe State over the last six days after exhibiting symptoms related with coronavirus.
The deaths, which have caused panic among residents of the state according to Sahara Reporters, is similar to the situation experienced in Kano recently where people in large numbers died consistently for several days to what had now been confirmed by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 to be the virus.
Between April 30 and May 5, 98 people died in Potiskum, a source told SaharaReporters on Wednesday. Sparking Coronavirus Fears”Cemeteries are now the busiest places in these towns.
“In Gashua town, according to Sahara Reporters, at least 57 have died. Those dying are mostly elders, yet the state Committee on COVID-19 is sleeping in Damaturu as if nothing is happening,” another source familiar with the situation, said.
The Governor,Mai Mala Buni it was gathered has been administering the affairs of the state from Abuja ,where he spends more than 80 per-cent of his time since he was elected into office
Recall that the same Governor Buni recently gave 14 Emirs luxury Sports Utility Vehicles worth over N600m despite the poverty rate in the state.