No fewer than ten individuals of the identical household have died after consuming suspected natural concoction in Kwara state.
The incident was mentioned to have occurred on June 16.
The deceased individuals had been of the Fulani camp in Biogberu, Gwanara, Baruten Local Government Area.
Baruteen is without doubt one of the farthest LGAs in Kwara North from the Ilorin metropolis.
It was learnt the victims had been of Fulani Borgu who’re Kaiama indigenes and never migrating Fulani folks.
The natural potion, it was gathered, was allegedly ready by one Okosi Musa and Worugura Junlin for one Mrs. Pennia Bonnie, 40, who had a foot an infection.
However, Musa and Junlin had been mentioned to have advisable the concoction to all family members to forestall the unfold of the ailment, it was gathered.
The spokesperson for Kwara Police Command, Ajayi Okasanmi confirmed the incident.
He mentioned, “On Monday this week, one Ibrahim Bonnie, aged 22 of Fulani camp, Biogberu via Gwanara, reported at the police station that the suspects came to his mother by name Pennia Bonni of same Fulani camp who was having a foot infection, with a local herbal mixture purported to be the cure for her ailment.
“She was also told to ensure that all her family members take out of the mixture to prevent the spread of the disease to other family members.
“After taking the local herbal mixture, the family members started dying one after the other. At the last count, 10 members including the mother with the infected legged, died.”