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Benue records 4 deaths and 16 suspected cases

Written by on July 5, 2024

Benue State has recorded four confirmed deaths and 16 suspected cases of cholera.

State Epidemiologist, Dr. Henry Ijabo, who disclosed this to journalists in Makurdi, explains that the cases were recorded within 2024.

According to him, the 16 cases were recorded in Agatu, Ado and Otukpo Local Government Areas of the state.

He pointed out that the four deaths were recorded while the investigation was ongoing and were yet to confirm the total fatality.

Ijabo says the state Ministry of Health is collaborating with the State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, and relevant stakeholders to check any incidents in Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, camps in the state and the entire state.

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