The family of Ohanaga of Umuokoro umukwu onicha, in Ezinihitte mbaise is right now in agony after a mother,husband and her 3rd son died yesterday night and early this morning respectively for eating ugba.( oil bean).
According to the information gathered by mentorslink, the wife was the one that bought the ugba, prepared it by herself for the family. After eating, they all started having stomach upset.
They were both rushed to hospital yesterday but the woman died before reaching huspital, while the 3rd son and the dad died this morning, their last born and a friend of the 3rd son who ate the ugba with them are still fighting for their life in the hospital.
It was also gathered that there is a fruit/seed that looks like ugba seed which sellers do mix with the real ugba while selling to increase the quantity.
Please, the ugba lovers should be careful this days....