Four people confirmed death as result of food poisoning at Olori village in Banni Community of Moro local government of Kwara state.
Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) kwara command, Babawale Afolabi said “four members of same family has confirmed death as a result of food poison”
“We received an information about the death of two children of Alhaji Mohammed Abubakar, of Olori village, Banni community of Kwara North; Umar Mohammed 25 and Kadir Mohammed 18.
“They started vomiting around 4 am on Thursday and were rushed to General hospital, Igbeti and later died at the Hospital after few minutes. They were later tested and confirmed to have taken poisonous food”
He further said that as the family members were preparing to bury their corps, one of the grandson of Abubakar; Umar Mohammed also died.
The PRO said that a team of NSCDC personnel led by the Divisional Officer, Mr Adesina Taofeek visited the family to condole with them.
“As we were with the family members, we were told another grandson, Bashiru Mohammed has been rushed to another hospital, and on getting there, he was also confirmed dead in our presence,” Afolabi said.
The PRO said that the Divisional Officer, Taofeek advised other family members who took the same meal with the deceased, to go for check up at the hospital.
He said that some other members of the family were admitted at the hospital, for proper test and possible treatment to avert undesirable occurrence.