As the deadly cholera epidemic has been confirmed in the country, five northerners have been confirmed dead after getting infected on their way to bury a cholera victim in Sokoto.
The five deceased left Ojota, Lagos to Sokoto to bury the deceased victim of cholera who worked as a scavenger in Lagos but get infected on their way and five out of the ten in the bus get infected. A source said
“After his death, they decided to bring his corpse to his hometown, Sanyinna in Tambuwal local government of Sokoto state for burial.
“They chattered a bus to Sokoto and on their way five more persons got infected and died before their arrival.
”Another five passengers are currently on admission in Sanyinna Primary Health Centre.
“The bus was not allowed into the town. We had called and informed the driver to proceed to the facility on arrival which he did