The people of Kano have been thrown again into panic after news broke regarding the death of over 15 high-profile persons in the space of 24 hours in the city.
Recall that about 140 persons were buried last week for a strange and unknown cause.
The prominent persons, according to Sahara reporters who died in Kano on Saturday alone are Prof Ibrahim Ayagi, Dr Musa Umar Gwarzo, Alhaji Dahiru Rabiu (former Grand Khadi), Musa Tijjani (ex-Editor of Triumph Newspaper) and Adamu Isyaku Dal, who was a former Executive Secretary of the State Universal Basic Education Board.
Others are Alhaji Salisu Lado, Hajiya Shamsiyya Mustapha, Hajiyaj Nene Umma, Alhaji Garba Sarki Fagge, Dr Nasiru Maikano Bichi, Secretary Student Affairs, North West University, Prof Aliyu Umar Dikko of Physiology Department, Bayero University Kano, and Ado Gwanja’s mother, with many more unrecorded.
It is also reported that the Covid19 testing centre in Kano had been shut down for some time now while cemeteries are already overwhelmed from the number of bodies brought in for burial daily.
The Governor of the state Abudulahi Ganduje has denied any news of death despite records, reports and various media paraphenalia.