An Assistant Commissioner of Police, Atiku Nagodi is dead.
According to reports gathered by checkupdatetv, Mr Nagodi, who was the Squadron Commander, 9 Police Mobile Force, Kano, died on Monday after a brief illness. The ACP is the latest victim of the strange deaths recorded in Kano in the last three weeks.
The state has recorded an unusual increase in deaths since it recorded its first coronavirus case in April.
The governor Abdullahi Ganduje, had denied that the deaths were linked to COVID-19 but while speaking at the inauguration of a mobile testing centre donated by the Dangote Foundation, the governor had acknowledged that“Kano is in trouble”. Meanwhile, death toll in the last three weeks from the yet to be accounted for deaths is in the region of 800.