Lawmaker’s wife dies after drinking breast milk enhancing concoction

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OrijoReporter.com, Hon. Yunusa Jikamshi

Hon. Yunusa Jikamshi, his family and well-wishers have been thrown into mourning mood following the death of his first wife, Late Binta Safiyanu, who died a week after giving birth to twins after drinking a concoction to boost the flow of her breast milk.

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Jikamshi represents Musawa constituency in the Kaduna State House of Assembly.

Binta, a mother-of-six, had two junior wives, and the two of them may be having problem with the law enforcement officials following the circumstances surrounding the death of their senior wives.

Unsubstantiated report claim they recommended the herbal drink to Binta.

A claim that seems to gain official traction was that she was fond of drinking herb and asked one Sakinah to make the concoction for her, and shortly after drinking it, she started vomiting and was rushed to Musawa General Hospital, where she was confirmed dead.

It was gathered that Sakinah has been taken into police custody and is facing interrogation for possible prosecution.

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