This is so sad! A total of 9 female Health workers were shot death at two
Community health centres in the ancient city of Kano by unknown gunmen
in two separate attacks today.
Local media report that the first offensive on the polio workers at Filin
Kashu, Ungwa-Uku General area left two dead, while 4 others were
The gunmen allegedly arrived the
Community health centre at 9.00am i tricycyles, opening fire on the defenseless
paramedics and subsequently escaped in the ensuing pandemonium.
In another attack recorded at Hotoro Haye, 7 female workers were shot dead at the Community health centre.
The Kano State Commissioner of Health, Dr Abubakar Labaran Yusuf
while confirming the incident explained that “6 were shot at Ungwa-Uku
but two died while 4 survived”.
The Police Public Relation Officer, Kano Police Command, ASP, Magaji
Musa Majia confirmed that “9 female health workers were shot dead in the
ASP Magaji also disclosed that the bodies of the victims have been deposited at the Murtala Muhammad Hospital in the city”
…..May the souls of the departed rest in peace.