From Suleiman Idris, Lagos
The bustling Mafoluku community close to the Lagos airport was yesterday thrown into shock when residents of Olowora Street woke up to find the Aliyah family made up of the parent, their four children and a pregnant guest residing at Number 19 all lying dead.
The situation, residents told our correspondent in Lagos has put the community in a state of fear as people are afraid to go outside their homes for fear of pick up by investigating police who are said to be combing the area in order to ascertain the root cause of the horror.
On what could have cause the dead of an entire family, those who volunteered to talk to our reporter pointed to suspicion of food poisoning while a middle age man who refuse to give his name for fear of been invited by security agencies affirmed that the state of the lifeless bodies he saw suggests that the cause was food poisoning.
The deceased are identified as Baba Aliyah aka Cool money , Iya Aliyah , Aliyah , fridaus, Taiwo, kehinde and the pregnant Wasilat who had come to visit the family.