9 November 2017

Nigeria: Buhari Directs Adewole to Investigate Spread of Strange Disease in Jigawa

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Jigawa State.

Abuja — President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday directed the Minister of Heath, Prof. Isaac Adewole to investigate reports of an unknown disease that has reportedly killed several children in Jigawa State.

He also directed the Minister to deploy all the necessary machinery to combat the outbreak of the disease reported in Gidan Dugus Village of Wangara district in Dutse Local Council of the state.

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

A statement signed by Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu said President Buhari assured the governor that the Federal Government would provide the necessary support to contain the spread of the disease in the state.

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