Ebola kills paramount chief’s wife
Kenema, June 10 (SLENA) – The latest victim of the dreaded Ebola disease is the senior wife of Paramount Chief of Jawei Chiefdom in the Kailahun District, Madan Amie Ngumbu Klah.
Madam Ngumbu Kalh was pronounced dead on the evening of Monday, June 9 by the medical doctors at the treatment centre in the Kenema Government Hospital.
Family sources say the late woman was recently tested positive following her return from the burial of her sister, herself a nurse, in the border village of Bombuhun, Kailahun District.
According to confirmed report, Amie Ngumbu Klah was rushed to the Ebola treatment centre in Kenema on Thursday June 5 and has been there since while doctors battled to save her life. There are family arrangements to return the body to Daru for burial by a team of medical doctors.
The death of the chief’s wife has added to the growing number of deaths arising from the Ebola outbreak.
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