Four children of Mr. & Mrs. Chibuzor Ikwunze, who lost their lives recently under mysterious circumstances in one day is set for burial today.
The couple who are of Umuagu, Umuhu Ohuhu in Umuahia North local government of Abia State lost their four children identified as , Kelechi Chibuzor 12, Sunday Chibuzor 10, Oluomachi Chibuzor (f) 8, and Kingsley Chibuzor 3.
It was gathered that the four kids were among the seven persons who passed on recently in the state after allegedly eating the local barbecue, popularly known as suya on August 25, 2021 in Umuahia.
According to a family source, their burial will take place on Saturday, September 18, 2021 at their home town, Umuhu Ohuhu in Umuahia North.
The source says their bodies will leave City Gate at Mortuary at 9am to their home town, adding that Goodnews Pentecostal Church will conduct a service in honour of the late kids at Umuagu Central School at 10am after which they will be laid to rest.
However, an autopsy was to be conducted on their bodies to figure out the cause of their death, though the outcome is yet to be made public.
There are speculations that they may have died of smoke from a generator set which was powered near their room the night they passed on.
They had during the recent holidays visited a family friend, Mr. Sunday Ogbah at Umuaeze in Umuahia North when the sad incident occurred.
Mr. Ogbah himself along with two children also died mysteriously. Only his wife and daughter survived.
Wife of Abia State governor, Mrs. Nkechi Ikpeazu had on Friday sent a delegation led by her Principal Secretary, Mrs. Love Ezema to commiserate with the family over the loss.