A family has been thrown into mourning after two sisters, UduakObong, aged 30 and Blessing, aged 18, together with UduakObong’s 7-year-old daughter were been reported dead after consuming their evening meal in Akwa Ibom State.
The deceased who lived at Obio Etoi, near the Nest of Champions International Stadium, were said to have eaten rice and stew before going to bed the previous night.
The Police Public Relations Officer, SP Odiko Macdon, who disclosed this in a press statement made available to journalists in Uyo on Monday, said the corpses have been evacuated from their home.
He added that the Commissioner, CP Andrew Amiengheme has ordered immediate investigation into the cause of death of the deceased.
The Commissioner, who commiserated with the family, said the command will spare no resources in finding out the actual cause(s) of their untimely death.
The statement read in parts, “the command has removed the lifeless bodies and commenced investigation on the cause of death of two sisters identified as UduakObong aged 30, Blessing aged 18 and UduakObong’s 7-year-old daughter at their residence at Obio Etoi, near the Nest of Champions International Stadium.
“Preliminary findings show that they ate rice and stew before going to bed the previous night of the sad incident.
“The Commissioner of Police, Akwa Ibom State Police Command, CP AMIENGHEME ANDY has condoled with the deceased family and ordered a discreet investigation while vowing to spare no resources in determining the cause of the death.”