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Thursday, January 28, 2016

2 dies, 3 hospitalised after consuming ogogoro in Edo

 Following the death of 71 in Nigeria after the consumption of local gin,two persons have died  and three remain hospitalised after consuming the locally-brewed gin popularly called “Ogogoro’’.
It is believed to have been contaminated.
The tragic incident occurred in Ugieda, South Ibie, in the Etsako-West Local Government Area of Edo on Thursday..
An eye-witness, Mr Lukman Rilwan, said that the five persons who consumed the local brew, had complained of stomach ache afterwards.

“After they consumed the gin, they began to complain of stomach ache; unfortunately two died immediately, while three others are currently hospitalised.”
The traditional ruler of South Ibie Clan, Alhaji Kelvin Danesi, and the Chairman, Etsako-West Local Government, Mr Yesufu Busari, said that a ban would be placed on consumption of the gin.

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