Panic has hit Ondo state where people have died from a mysterious unidentified ailment.
Deadly infectious disease hits Irele township in Ondo state. Victims wake up blind and dead a few hours later, at least 25 dead.
Channels TV reports that all the deaths have been recorded in Irele LGA of the state.
Dr Dayo Adeyanju, Ondo health commissioner, said that the disease, discovered on April 15, Wednesday, is strange and it’s symptoms include headache and loss of sight. He assured the residents that the local and international health institutions were already investigating the causes of the ailment and considering the effective ways of treatment.
In an attempt to allay the residents’ fears Adeyanju said that the situation was under control.