It was also observed that the major sources of water in the area are privately dug wells within the community.
Confirming the incident, the Chief Press Secretary to the state governor, Kunle Somorin, said the outbreak had killed four persons.
He said, “We are on top of the unfortunate outbreak.
“Our epidemiologists are on the ground. Doctors, nurses and other categories have been drafted to contain it. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Dr Ayinde, is there now. He confirmed four dead.”
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