Family loses seven members to food poison in Zamfara


A family has lost seven members to food poison in Danbaza Village of Zamfara State.

The government of Zamfara State in a statement by the director of information Usman Muhammad Maru advised residents to be cautious of what they eat and how they prepare their food before consumption.

Zamfara State Commissioner of Information Ibrahim Magaji Dosara said the seven members of the family died after consuming food made out of grains suspected to be poisonous in Danbaza Village of Dosara District in Maradun Local Government.

He advised people to ensure that the foodstuffs they are about to prepare as their meals do not contain any insecticides or chemicals used in preserving them are not harmful to humans, with a view to ensuring the safety of their lives.

Dosara described the deaths of the seven family members as a tragedy and prayed for the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.

Responding on behalf of the family, Malam Hassan Danbaza said he lost two of his wives, three children and two grandchildren in the incident. Malam Hassan thanked the Commissioner for the condolence visit and prayed journey mercy for the Commissioner and members of the entourage.

The commissioner also paid another condolence visit to the family of Magajin Garin Danbaza, Alh Sani Mai Wanki Hula who died recently.

Similarly, Dosara paid condolence visits in Dosara village over the death of the mother of Sarkin Pawan Dosara (Hajiya Amina) popularly known as Dogori who died on Tuesday 16/08/2022 and the family of Malam Bako Muhammad Dosara who also lost his child (Abdulmumini Bako) at the early hours of Wednesday 17/08/2022 and prayed Allah (SWT) to grant the deceased Aljanna Firdausi and the families the fortitude to bear the loss.


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