Five children and two housewives all died after a food poisoning incident at Auki village of Bungudu Local Government Area of Zamfara State.
It was also learnt that husband of the late women, Mallam Hassan lawali also developed a psychiatric disorder after eating the food prepared with corn on Tuesday night.
An eyewitness told Nigerian Tribune;
“After they ate the food, they started to develop stomach pains, three died instantly while four persons were taken to General Hospital, Bungudu where they were also pronounced dead”.
While the Doctor on duty confirmed that the members of the family died of food poisoning, it was also gathered that Mallam Hassan could neither speak nor eat.