A 35-year-old woman, Ebere Precious Ogbodo and her four children Rejoice, Merkel, Harmony and Engel were killed in a deadly fire house fire in Jos, Plateau state.
The tragic incident occurred in Gyel community, Jos South Local Government Area of the state on Thursday night, February 25.
The children died instantly while their mother was rushed to Dee Medical Center in Bukuru, where she passed away the following day.
It was gathered that the inferno was so intense that virtually everything in the house was gutted.
Confirming the development, the husband and father of the children, Philip Ogbodo said the incident occurred on Thursday night, an hour after he left the house to go watch a football match at a viewing centre in the area.
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.