By Rafiu Ajakaye
A cholera outbreak killed at least seven people in the Nigerian capital Abuja over the past few days, an official said.
“So far, there
In a news briefing on Monday,
Eight deaths and 20 cholera admissions were also reported in a local government area of northwest Kano state during the weekend, said Kabir Bayero, a tribal chief in Gwarzo area.
Last week, Punch, a local newspaper, reported 11 people died of cholera in the same northwestern state, quoting local officials.
In July, the country's Center for Disease Control (CDC) put
Cholera is a yearly phenomenon in many parts of Nigeria largely because of