Monday, January 17

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One dies, 17 hospitalised as Cholera spreads to Abeokuta

One dies, 17 hospitalised as Cholera spreads to Abeokuta

Again, one person was said to have died while 17 others were hospitalised as cholera spread from Magboro to Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. Last week, residents of Magboro, Obafemi-Owode Local Government, lamented that about 25 persons, majority of whom were Hausas, had died of cholera, a figure the State Commissioner for Health, Tomi Coker, debunked. It was said that the disease was spreading among commercial motorcyclists and scavengers in the area. A week after, residents of Sabo, a Hausa-populated community in Abeokuta has been hit by cholera, killing one as 17 other cases were hospitalised. The 17 cases, DAILY POST learnt, were rushed to the State Hospital, Ijaye in Abeokuta, for treatment. On Thursday, government officials, led by the Special Adviser to Governor Dapo...

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