Nine members of same family have reportedly died under mysterious circumstances in Nagazi, Adavi local government area of Kogi state.
It was gathered that the incident which happened on Monday evening saw five family members dying at a spot before four others were rushed to the hospital.
Sources told our correspondent that the remaining four later died at an undisclosed hospital in the area.
This is coming few days after four family members died after eating ‘amala’ in Mopa, MopaAmuro LGA of Kogi state at the weekend.
According to a family source who craved anonymity, the father of the deceased victims has been arrested while the mother is still receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital.
He said, they are yet to know the actual cause of the deaths as they are suspecting food poisoning or spiritual attack.
All effort to speak with the Kogi State Police Public Relations Officer, William Ovye Aya proved abortive as at the time of filing this report.