7 Members of The Same Family Die, After Eating Suya Barbecue

No fewer than seven (7) members of the same family, have been confirmed dead after eating the popular Nigerian barbecue, suya. The victims were said to have been vomiting soon after eating the contaminated suya that led to their death.


The sad incidence was said to have happened in Umueze Umuakanu in Umuahia Local Government Area, LGA, of Abia State.


A man named Mr. Jessey, reportedly the head of the family, brought the suya barbecue, from the same place other members of the family used to buy from, but unfortunately, the juicy, soft barbecue, led to the untimely death of the family members, including Mr. Jessey and other extended members, that came for holidays.



According to reports gathered, which confirmed the death of the 7 victims, also stated that, the only surviving members of the family are, Mrs. Ogba Jessey and her son, who are currently receiving treatment at the Federal Medical Centre, Umuahia.  Mrs. Jessey is yet to know that members of her family, including her husband, have passed away; ABN TV stated.


However, Abia State Police Command, Public Relations Officer, SP Geoffrey Ogbonna, said, the command received no such information, and so, no official statement have been issued in regards to the incidence.


The victims have been deposited in the morgue while Mrs. Jessey is still undergoing treatment in the hospital.

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