How 24 Family Members Died In One Day In Sokoto

The demise of 24 relations in Danzanke village of Bargaja ward of Isa Local Government Area of Sokoto State has been confirmed by Sokoto State Commissioner for Health, Dr Ali Inname.

It was learnt that the relations died after consuming a toxic substance of their meals on Monday.

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Ali confirmed the deaths on Tuesday in a press release, stating that the incident was induced by way of a chemical like fertiliser as seasoning for his or her meals. 

The toxic substance is popularly referred to as Gishirin Lalle in Hausa. 

”Regrettably, the whole household who ate the meal misplaced their lives, besides two feminine members, who merely tasted the meals and are at present responding to therapy, with excellent probabilities of survival.

”Attempts to avoid wasting the lives of all of the affected individuals by offering the wanted medical care proved abortive,” the health commissioner said. 

According to Ali, it is important for the public to know that the incident was preventable and not contagious. 

“Food shops ought to be secured to forestall entry to flies, whereas cooked meals and water sources ought to be secured,” he said.

”Wells should have covers to prevent contamination from faces of surface water after rainfall, the water should be boiled before use, especially in rural areas.

”Report to health facility or isolation camp in your area early when you observe any unusual symptoms or unusual condition.”

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How 24 Family Members Died In One Day In Sokoto

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