There is panic in Jigawa state as over hundred people are reported to have died within the last ten days in Hadejia Local Government Area of the state.
The report has prompted the state government to establish a five person committee to investigate the deaths and advise the authorities as appropriate.
The Commissioner of Health, Dr Abba Zakari , who is also the State Chairman COVID 19 Task force disclosed this in a statement.
According to him, the Committee is chaired by Dr Mahmud Abdulwahab with Shehu Mohammad, Yusuf Hakimi, Shehu Sule, and representative of World Health Organization (WHO) as members.
Abba Zakari pointed out that the committee are expected to submit their reports within three days.