A fire accident has killed a 35-year-old woman identified as Ebere Precious Ogbodo and her four children in Jos, Plateau State.
It was gathered that the incident happened in a community called Gyel in Jos South council area on Thursday night, February 25.
According to the report, the cause of the fire is still yet known as the children, Rejoice, Merkel, Harmony and Engel, died instantly while their mother, Precious, died the following day in a hospital.
Confirming the incident, the husband and father of the children, Philip Ogbodo, said the fire started one hour after he left the house to watch a football match at a viewing centre in the area.
He revealed that on his way back, he saw neighbours battling with the flames in his house.
“The fire was so intense that virtually everything in the house got burnt to ashes,” he said.
Meanwhile, the mother and children will be buried on Thursday, March 4, 2021, in their hometown, Ndiagu Amodu Awkunanaw, Nkanu West council area of Enugu State.