Cholera kills 4 in Kogi .

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God’swill Ojodomo lokoja.

Four persons have reportedly died of complications of Cholera disease in Daba, an community in Kupa South, Lokoja Local Government Area of Kogi State.

It was further learnt that some persons in the community is currently suffering from the ailment.

According to an indigene of the community Abubakar Suleiman, who disclosed to Independent on Thursday said the community which has about 200 population has no access to clean portable water.

“As at Wednesday, four person have been confirmed dead in my community due to Cholera outbreak. This happened because my community could not access good portable water. We are using this medium to call on the government to do something before more lives will be lost” he added.

Suleiman averred that a similar outbreak had occurred in Tsanawa community about a month ago killing three people.

He however explained that the environmental health officer of Daba community Mr Mohammed Bochi has been informed of the recent outbreak in his community.

When contacted, the environment health officer of Daba community Mr Mohammed Bochi said he is not in position to talk about the outbreak referring our correspondent to contact the management of Lokoja Local Government Area.

The Kogi State Commissioner For Health Dr Saka Haruna Audu could not be reached as all efforts to speak with him proved abortive.



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