No fewer than 10 Persons have been confirmed dead, while 50 others are undergoing kidney related treatments following the consumption of suspected killer drinks in Kano.
The State Commissioner for Health, Dr Aminu Ibrahim Tsanyawa, revealed that 400 others are currently on admissions at the hospitals.
Tsanyawa, in a video message that was made available to newsmen in Kano explained that over 50 persons are currently undergoing kidney related treatment in government hospitals.
Aminu Tsanyawa cautioned residents on consumption of juices during this auspicious time of Ramadan to avoid catastrophic consequences.
Tsanyawa in the one minute, twenty-one seconds video said, ” As you are aware, the Ministry of Health had in the recent past announced the outbreak of a strange disease traceable to the consumption of substandard juices.
He said, “the consumption of this fake and substandard product has telling effects on the kidney, and vital organs of the body”.
The commissioner cautioned that, “due to excessive heat that coincides with Ramadan, there is a possibility for high patronage of juices; I want to use this opportunity to caution residents to be on the watch-out”.