Former senator representing Kaduna central, Senator Shehu Sani has expressed that mass illiteracy and ignorance are worsening the COVID-19 crisis in Kano state.
Since it recorded its index COVID-19 case in April, Kano has been hit by a wave of strange deaths.
The state had recorded the highest number of cases on Thursday and Friday, bringing the total figure to 311 cases.
Reacting to this development, the former lawmaker accused the political and religious leaders in the state of being responsible for the health crisis by undermining medical realities with myths and superstitions.
He went further to express that mass illiteracy in the State serves as a catalyst for the problem.
“Mass illiteracy and ignorance in Kano fertilizes, catalyzes and aggravates the COVID-19 situation in the state.”
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