Not less than fourty seven (47) people have died of a strange illness in some communities of Ette in olamaboro local government Area, Kogi State News learnt.
A community source disclosed to Kogi State News that illness which started in Unyiette community of Ette later spread to ogado,illeje, and Adokpe clan of the community.
Most of the victims usually develop headache and vomiting followed by difficulty in urinating and stooling then death.This circle usually takes four to five days interval.
Some of the victims that made it to hospital before their death were diagonised of acute kidney problems while others were not diagonised of any complications yet they died.
The people of the community have tried their best to put an end to this endemic but all to no avail.
We therefore appeal to the authorities of olamaboro local government Area and kogi State to as a matter of urgency come to the aid of our people to Stern the spread of this endedemic deseas before more harms could befall the people .
The state government of Kogi state yet to take necessary action as the citizens are helpless.