A family of five was, on Monday, confirmed dead over supposed food poison in Ndieke Umuatuegwu village of Okija in Ihiala Local Government Area, Anambra State.
The incident happened a few kilometers away from Ozubulu, the scene of the Catholic Church massacre penultimate week.
Our source reports that a woman had, on Wednesday, 9th August served her husband, a motorcyclist [Okada rider] a meal she prepared when he returned from work.
The man in turn enjoined his three children to eat within him and they started vomiting blood as soon as they began.
Efforts to save their lives failed when they were rushed to a nearby hospital.
The woman of the house who didn’t join them to eat the food slumped and died on Monday over the terrible loss.
In the meantime, investigations are going on at all levels to ascertain the cause of the deaths.
It could be recalled that a similar incident occurred in Ekwulumili in the same Anambra state when six kids died mysterious after meal.
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