35-year-old woman and her four children burnt to death in Jos house fire (Photos)

A 35-year-old Nigerian Lady identified as, Ebere Precious Ogbodo and her 4 children, Rejoice, Merkel, Harmony and Engel lost their lives in a deadly house fire in Jos, Plateau state. 

According to reports, the tragic incident happened in Gyel community, Jos South Local Government Area of the state on Thursday night, February 25, 2021.

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

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

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

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.

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