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Buhari orders investigation of strange disease in Jigawa

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Minister of Heath, Isaac Adewole to investigate reports of an ‘unknown disease’ that has led to the death of…

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Minister of Heath, Isaac Adewole to investigate reports of an ‘unknown disease’ that has led to the death of several children in Jigawa State.


The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, made this known in a statement Wednesday.

He said resident also directed the !inister 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 the state.

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

He said the president assured the governor that the Federal Government would provide the necessary support to contain the spread of the disease.
 

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