3 siblings die, two hospitalized after family ate yam flour in Kwara

Three siblings have reportedly died while two others were hospitalized after they ate Amala in a community in the Ilorin East Local Government Area of Kwara State.

It was learnt that the five siblings of the same parents complained of abdominal pains and started vomiting after they consumed locally prepared yam flour meal (Amala).

They were rushed to the children’s hospital in Centre Igboro but  sadly three were pronounced dead while two others who survived and are responding to treatment.

The father of the children, a farmer, said he produced the yam flour himself and is confused on what could have happened.

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