Family of 10 Reportedly Died After Consuming Local Herbal Mixture in Kwara


The Nigerian Police Force, Kwara State Command has confirmed the death of family of 10 people in Biogberu village near Gwanara, in Baruten Local Government Area of the state.

Confirming the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer, SP Ajayi Okasanmi said “on Tuesday, 22 of June, 2021 at about 0700hrs, one Ibrahim Bonnie ‘m’ aged 22years of Fulani camp Biogberu, via Gwanara, reported at the police station that on 18/6/2021, one Okosi Musa ‘m’ age 35years and one Worugura Junlin ‘m’ an adult, came to his mother by name Pennia Bonni ‘f’ aged 40years of same Fulani camp who was having a foot infection, with a local herbal mixture purported to be the cure for her ailment. She was also told to ensure that all her family members take out of the mixture to prevent the spread of the disease to other family members”

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“After taking the local herbal mixture, the family members started dieing one after the other, at the last count, 10 members including the infected legged mother died”

The spokesman PRO, however said that the commissioner of police, CP Mohammed Lawal Bagega psc has ordered a discreet investigation into the incident, the two suspects are already helping the police in their investigation.

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The commissioner of police advises sick members of the public to seek medical solution in recognized medical homes spread across the length and breadth of the state to avoid ugly incidents of this nature. Suspects will have their day in court at the conclusion of investigation.

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