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Tragedy as family lose four members within a day to food poisoning in Kwara State

It was a Thursday morning of tragedy for a family in Baani, Kaima local government area of Kwara State, as four members of the family died as a result of food poisoning.

The victims in which two were said to be sons of one Alhaji Mohammed Abubakar while the remaining two were grandsons to the same Alhaji Mohammed Abubakar of Olori compound in Baani.

The victims names were given as Umar Mohammed, a 25 years old man, Kadir Mohammed, an 18 years old man and the grandsons name were given as Umar and Bashiru.

According to statement released by the Spokesman of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), Babawale Afolabi, he confirmed the incident and state that they victims were said to have eaten a food on Wednesday night but were rushed to different hospitals where they died on Thursday morning.

He said the two sons of Alhaji Mohammed were the first to be rushed to the hospital but they died and as the family were planning their sons burial rites, one of their grandson, Umar, was rushed to the hospital but unfortunately, he died.

In his words, he said “ the family members were preparing to bury their corpse, one of the grandson of Abubakar; Umar Mohammed also died. When we went to condole with the family, another grandson, Bashiru Mohammed, was rushed to another hospital where he was confirmed dead.”

This is quite tragedic.

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