Kano state council of Ulamas has called on the state government for a forensic investigation on the mass deaths currently being experienced in the state and to let make the result of the investigation public as well as take necessary actions in addressing the situation.
This was contained in a communiqué issued at the end of the council’s emergency meetings held at the council’s secretariat in Kano on Friday.
The communiqué signed by the Council’s Chairman Sheikh Ibrahim Khalil had observed that there is an urgent need for the public to know the cause of the recent mass deaths as it also observed that, people are usually disrespecting the social distance rules, especially during funeral activities.
It also revealed that it has observed people’s nonchalant attitude to their safety especially during the lockdown relax days as people have been throwing caution to the wind by subjecting themselves liable to the virus.
The communiqué then advised Kano state government to look into the lockdown relaxing days provision with a view to exact control on overcrowding and other unhealthy attitudes that may aide the spread of the virus among innocent people.
Kano Daily recalled that recently Kano recorded a spike in deaths of almost about 640 residents died that led to federal government instituting a probe though the state government initially denied the deaths.