The Borno State Commissioner for Health, Dr Salisu Kwayabura, on Friday, April 24, 2020, announced that three new cases of Covid-19 have been recorded in Borno, bringing the total number of infections in the state to 15.
The federal government has set upna probe panel to unravel the fire outbreak at Ngala Internally Displaced Persons IDPs’ camps in Borno State.
Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajia Sadia Farouq, inaugurated the panel with a mandate to submit report within seven days.
The World Health Organization (WHO) and partners are moving rapidly to help Borno, Nigeria’s restive northeast state in the fight against COVID-19.
The action became necessary following confirmation of the first COVID-19 case in the state.
The Defence Headquarters says the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD), has destroyed compounds housing Boko Haram Terrorists’ (BHTs’) leaders at Bulawa on the fringes of the Sambisa Forest in Borno.