Kano mysterious deaths: PDP reps express displeasure over handling of development
- PDP caucus in the House of Reps has expressed worry over deaths in Kano
- According to Kingsley Chinda, the development should concern every responsible public officer
- Recall that many people have reportedly lost their lives in the state in recent times
The current mysterious deaths in Kano state has become a thing of worry for Nigerians as members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus in the House of Representatives expressed displeasure over the issue.
According to the minority leader Kingsley Chinda, the development is worrisome, given the current coronavirus pandemic ravaging Nigeria.
“The very recent reports of unprecedented death of scores of people within few days in Kano State should concern every responsible public officer,” he said.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that the recent harvest of deaths in Kano has no plan of coming to an end soon as a former speaker of Jigawa state House of Assembly, Adamu Sarawa, died in the state.
Sarawa who died after a brief illness was a speaker from the year 2007 to 2015 under the then Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) led administration in the state.
The death of Sarawa who was 66-years-old was announced on the same day another prominent person in the state Dr Ghali Umar died.
Umar was a lecturer at the Department of Architecture of the Kano State University of Science and Technology.
They both died on Monday, April 27, The Nation reports.
Legit.ng had also reported that Kaduna state commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, on Monday, April 27, turned back articulated vehicles conveying food and passengers along Kaduna-Kano border for flouting the restrictions of movement directive.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the development took place at Sabon Gida village of Ikara local government area which bordered Kiru local government area of Kano state.
“As you can see, we are here at the border with our sister state of Kano to assess the level of compliance with the travel restriction, and suddenly intercepted long vehicles carrying passengers into Kaduna state.
“They abused exemption as you can see, we found dozens of people hidden and well concealed in the vehicles.
“The good thing is they have not entered Kaduna state and we will turn them back to wherever they are coming from.
“Similarly, we have turned back dozens of passengers, and we will sustain the tempo in compliance with the Kaduna state government directive.
“We are still having some problems with those beating security through remote areas crossing with motorcycles, but we will go back to the drawing board,” he said.
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