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Panic as more Northern states record strange and unexplained deaths


Bauchi state recently joined the league of Northern states where strange and unexplained deaths have been recorded.

PUNCH News gathered that on Saturday, over an alleged huge deaths of about 110 persons have been recorded in the past two weeks in Katagum Local Government Area of Bauchi state.

A former member of the House of Representatives Ibrahim Baba, has written to President Buhari in his letter titled
"Massive COVID-19 Outbreak in Azare", that lots of people are dying in Azara community in Katagum Local Government Area as a result of unreported cases of Coronavirus by the state government.

However, indigenes of Azare community have said that the deaths are over 300 but the Katagum district head confirmed just 110. They also claimed that the recent death of Justice Saleh, the judge who annulled the June 12, 1993 election on Thursday was the 236th death in Azare in the past two weeks.

The Bauchi state government have said that the deaths in Katagum Local Government Area are not in any way linked to Coronavirus and that adequate steps have been taken to find out the cause of deaths in the local government.

It should be noted that Kano, Jigawa and Yobe states have equally recorded huge numbers of this same strange and unexplained deaths in the past weeks.

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