Family of five, father, mother, three children and a family friend have lost their lives in a mysterious way at Aiyepe Road, in Sagamu Area of Ogun State.
The incident occurred Wednesday night. The family had just moved into their new house and all died the on first night inside the building.
A family friend who also spent the night with them died. resident of the community who spoke to us said the house might have been fumigated with a lethal chemical and this led to their untimely death.
One of the sympathisers, simply identified as Mama Ayo, told us that their bodies have been moved to Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH). She said that neighbours perceived a offensive odour coming from the building, on Thursday morning, which attracted them to the house. and raised the alarm over the unpalatable development which attracted the attention of the police.
Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the incident, said that the Police would get to the root of the matter.