TRAGEDY: Woman And Her 4 Children Die In House Fire In Jos...

TRAGEDY: Woman And Her 4 Children Die In House Fire In Jos [GRAPHIC IMAGES]

By Senior Editor | The Trent on March 2, 2021
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A 35-year-old woman, Ebere Precious Ogbodo and her four children, Rejoice, Merkel, Harmony and Engel were killed in a deadly house fire in Jos, Plateau state.

35-year-old woman and her four children die in Jos house fire

The tragic incident occurred in Gyel community, Jos South Local Government Area of the state on Thursday night, February 25, 2021.

The children died instantly while their mother was rushed to Dee Medical Center in Bukuru, where she passed away the following day.

35-year-old woman and her four children die in Jos house fire

The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained but speculations attributed it to electrical fault. It was gathered that the inferno was so intense that virtually everything in the house was gutted.

35-year-old woman and her four children die in Jos house fire

Confirming the development, the husband and father of the children, Philip Ogbodo said the incident occurred on Thursday night, an hour after he left the house to go watch a football match at a viewing center in the area.  According to him, on his way back he saw neighbours battling with the flames In his house.

35-year-old woman and her four children die in Jos house fire

Meanwhile, mother and children will be laid to rest on Thursday, March 4, 2021, in their hometown, Ndiagu Amodu Awkunanaw in Nkanu Local Government Area of Enugu State.

35-year-old woman and her four children die in Jos house fire
Ebere Precious Ogbodo hospitalized before she passed away.

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