firstname.lastname@example.org | 0806 466 0400
Rivers confirms 38 dead, bans consumption of ogogoro - Latest-News - XtremeLoaded
XtremeLoaded Forum / Latest-News / Rivers confirms 38 dead, bans consumption of ogogoro (1 Post |
Pope John Paul II had intense friendship with married woman – BBC / 30-Year-Old Man Defiles 1-Year-Old Girl With His Fingers In Abuja / Fuel Scarcity: NSCDC to monitor petrol stations against black market operators /
(Reply) (Go Down)
Rivers confirms 38 dead, bans consumption of ogogoro by Everest(m) : 9:15 AM
The Rivers State Ministry of Health, RMH, has confirmed 38 people dead across the state as a result of the consumption of the illicit gin also called ogogoro.
The health ministry said ten out of eleven persons that took the gin in Obio-Akpor area died, in Bonny area, seventeen out of eighteen died while in Gokhana Local Government Area, eleven out of thirteen persons died.
Speaking, yesterday, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Somieari Isaac Harry dismissed rumours that the victim died as a result of dog meat.
He Stressed that no case of dog meat was attached in the same incident at Bonny and Gokhana, questioning the rationale behind attributing the Obio-Akpor case to dog meat.
Harry said the newly inaugurated Governor is displeased with the incidents that broke out just one week of his being in office.
He called on the residents of Port Harcourt to resist from taking illicit gin for the moment, pending when the supply of the bad gin is totally stamped out from the state since there are no measures to differentiate between the original gin from the one produced from etarnor.
Meanwhile, the Director of Public Health, Doctor Nnanna Onyekwere said total absence of the gin, Ogogoro, will help the ministry to profer lasting solution to the recent tragedy.
He said the officials of the ministry had had meeting with security operatives and drug enforcement agency and have instructed them to ensure full enforcement of the law to stop the consumption and supply of Ogogoro in the state till further notice.
Biafra: Kanu slams $800m suit against FG / NAFDAC destroys fake products worth N1bn in Ogun / NLC cautions Buhari on subsidy removal, Naira devaluation /
Viewing this topic:
1 guest viewing this topic
|Xtremeloaded - Copyright © 2017 Collins Ezeakonam. All rights reserved. |
Disclaimer: Every XtremeLoaded member is solely responsible for anything that he/she posts or uploads on XtremeLoaded.
Contact Us admin (at)xtremeloaded.com