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Tuesday, 21 November 2017

5 Confirmed Dead After Drinking "Ogogoro" in Imo


No less than five people, including a 60-year-old lady, have been affirmed dead after drinking a neighborhood gin sold by one Uwadiegwu Eze, a local of Umunakara people group, in the Ngor-Okpala Local Government Area of Imo State. 

Names of the dead casualties were given as: Daniel Nwosu Jnr. 45; Friday Osuji, 70; Ifeanyi Njoku, 31; Adanna Iheanacho, 60, and one Benjamin Okoroafor. 

As indicated by Punch, inconvenience began when occupants, who disparaged the gin shop between Tuesday, November 14, to Friday, November 17, began having body firmness and incomplete visual impairment which resulted in deaths. 

As indicated by the report, the shop proprietor, Eze, fled after he was educated that customers of his item were biting the dust. 

The State Ministry of Health, on getting the data, sent a group headed by the Director of Center for Disease Control, Dr. Okeji A., to the group. 

Numerous adolescents from the group, who drank the nearby gin, were said to have lined up in their numbers after locating the emergency vehicle of the state Ministry of Health, holding up to be taken to Owerri, the Imo State capital. 

Okeji mourned that individuals still belittled distillers who utilized methanol to support creation of the gin with a specific end goal to build their benefits. 

Toe Elechi, a previous Commissioner for Information and Strategy in the state , who is an indigene of the group, expressed gratitude toward the wellbeing service for provoke reaction. 

He likewise told the daily paper that security agents were at that point on the trail of the proprietor of the gin shop.

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