A family of seven consisting of five children and two housewives have died due to food poisoning at Auki village of Bungudu Local Government Area of Zamfara.
It was further learnt that the husband of the late women, Mallam Hassan lawali also developed a psychiatric disorder after eating the food prepared with corn on Tuesday night.
According to an eyewitness;
“After they ate the food, they started to develop stomach pains, three died instantly while four persons were taken to General Hospital, Bungudu where they were also pronounced dead“.
The doctor at the General hospital confirmed that the members of the family died of food poisoning and it was also gathered that Mallam Hassan could neither speak nor eat.