Nigeria: Pregnant Woman, 2 Children Die Of Food Poison In Kaduna Village

By Amos Tauna

Tragedy on Saturday strikes Kadarko village, of Southern Kaduna, as pregnant woman and her two children died of suspected food poisoning.

The husband of the woman, a serving police officer is also in critical condition.

A resident said the three members of the family died as a result of taking boiled dried kenaff leaves (Rama) which was prepared as dinner on Friday night.

Leader of the clan, Mr Bodam Mallam, confirmed the incident said the deceased members of the family took the leaves and slept only to start purging the following day.

“They were rushed to the hospital where they gave up the ghosts,” he said.

Community members said, husband of the woman, Inspector Peter Dauda is still receiving treatment at the Sir Patrick Ibrahim Yakowa hospital, Kafanchan.

When contacted, the Administrator of Kaura Local government, Mr Zitung Basahuwa Agog said staff of the health department have since waded into the matter with a view to unravelling the mystery behind the incident.

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