The Director of Disease Control Department (DCD) at Adamawa State Primary Health Care Development Agency (ASPHCDA), Amos Ujulu, said the state has recorded 1,564 cases of cholera this year.
Ujulu, in his presentation on the recent outbreak of cholera to the State Executive Council Meeting in Yola, said over 100 communities were affected by the outbreak in the northern part of the state.
He listed the affected local government areas as Maiha, Mubi North and Mubi South, adding that the disease further spread to some parts of Cameroon bordering Nigeria.
The Director said that N22 million was required to check further spread of cholera, which has claimed 26 lives in the state.
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