Thursday, May 7, 2020

Covid-19 Suspected Death In Yobe State: UNESCO Laureate Sympathizes With Emir Of Damaturu And Yobe State Governor As 155 Persons Died In Yobe State.




By Victor Bieni


UNESCO Laureate, Professor Sir Bashiru Aremu has sympatized with  His Royal Highness,  The Emir of Damaturu, Alhaji Shehu Hashimi II Ibn Umar El-Kanemi and Executive Governor of Yobe State, His Excellency Mai Mala Buni   over the death of 155   persons in their state as a result of Suspected case of global Covid-19 Pandemic.

 UNESCO Laureate, Professor Sir Bashiru Aremu disclosed this to our reporter today in a press statement made available to Newsmen by his Personal Assistant on Media And Publicity, Sir Bieni Victor Emenike, stated that the ugly incident has  caused panic among residents of the state, which he said is  similar to the situation recently experienced in Kano where people in large numbers died consistently for several days to what had now been confirmed by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 to be the virus.

UNESCO Laureate Press Statement reads in Parts:   "Less than  or equal to155 persons have died in Gashua and Potiskum areas of Yobe State after exhibiting symptoms related with Coronavirus as reported in the media.

 "The deaths, which have caused panic among residents of the state, is similar to the situation experienced in Kano recently where people in large numbers died consistently for several days to what had now been confirmed by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 to be the virus".

"Between April 30 and May 5, 98 people died in Potiskum, from a source told by SaharaReporters on Wednesday Cemeteries are now the busiest places in these towns".

"My deepest condolences to you Your Royal Highness, The Emir of Damaturu,  Your Excellency, the Governor of Yobe State and entirely people of the state during this trying  times",   UNESCO Laureate Professor Sir Bashiru Aremu Sympathizes With Yobe State People.

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