Speaking with Channels Television, the agency's Director-General, Mojisola Adeyeye said they were simply caused by Food Poisoning. She said it was caused by "flavored drinks that have a chemical called dansami."
She said NAFDAC is yet to find out if it approved the manufacture of the said drink.
Earlier, there were reports of an outbreak of strange infection which had led to the death of two persons and leading to hospitalization of 183 people in the state.
The Ministry of health in the state had confirmed that those patients had shown symptoms of haematuria which leads to bloody urine or dark urine, fever, lethargy.
Dr Adeyeye, who confirmed that the situation was "very serious" and that further investigations are being carried out.
She further said, "We’re going to do a lot of testing in the lab to know the nature of this chemical that probably led to the food poisoning."
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