Always say "NO" to alcoholism..
Four people were reported dead in
Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital,
within 24-hours, after taking
consuming local gin “ogogoro”. Tribune Online gathered that the incident happened at Ibara
Government Reserved Area.
The seller, who was arrested by a
team of Policemen attached to the
Ibara Divisional Police Headquarters, said only three people died and gave their names as Baba Imeko, Easy and Onwenue.
They were said to have been patronising the man for years
before the unfortunate happened.
However, it was learnt that three
people died on Monday while
another victim died overnight. All
were said to have died in their various houses.
Information had it that Mr Taloju had been in the business for over 20 years and upon interrogation by
journalists, he claimed to be at loss
over the sudden deaths of his
“We have been drinking together for years. I can’t really fathom why they accused me of killing these
people. I also drank out of the
liquor and nothing has happened to me.”
The acting Police Public Relations
Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said he
could not confirm the number of
casualties, since the seller, upon
arrest, was heavily drunk