Tears, Mourning as 75-Year-Old Woman Sets Son, Daughter-In-Law, Grandchildren Ablaze in Ondo
- A family in Ondo state has been thrown into a deep state of mourning following a shocking act by one member
- According to a fresh report, a grandmother has sent her son, daughter-in-law, and two grandchildren to their early graves
- This is as the 75-year-old woman, identified as Iforiti Oloro, poured petrol into the residential building where her son and his family slept and set them on fire
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In an emerging report by Daily Trust, a 75-year-old grandmother has allegedly set her son, daughter-in-law and two grandchildren ablaze in Ondo State.
The news platform reported that the septuagenarian, Iforiti Oloro, was accused of pouring petrol in the same residential building housing her son, Victor Oloro and his family, sparking off a fire.
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Legit.ng gathered that the incident occurred in the Aponmu community, a village on the outskirts of Akure, the state capital and was reported on Tuesday, March 21.
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A source confirmed the tragedy on Tuesday and said that the victims were rushed to the Federal Medical Hospital Owo, where the man, his wife and one of the children were confirmed dead by doctors.
“Only the firstborn survived it, but he’s in a critical condition as I speak with you,” the source said.
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In another development, the report that a middle-aged woman who set herself ablaze in Ogun state was a customer of LAPO Microfinance Bank Limited has been debunked by the financial institution.
In a statement signed by Abel Ovenseri, its acting head for communications and branding, the bank described the allegation that the woman, popularly known as Mama Dada, took her life over her inability to repay a N70,000 loan owed to LAPO Microfinance Bank, as a misinterpretation of facts.
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Ovenseri, in the statement seen by Legit.ng, said Lapo's preliminary findings show that the woman was a customer of a different financial institution, which the unsuspecting public misinterpreted as LAPO.
"You're disobeying the Law": Akeredolu reveals what will happen if people continue to reject old naira notes
Meanwhile, Rotimi Akeredolu, the Ondo State Governor, has criticised the continued rejection of old naira notes by traders and business owners.
According to the governor, rejecting the old N500 and N100 notes is a disobedience of the law.
In a statewide broadcast on Thursday, February 9, 2023, the governor said rejecting the old naira notes would inflict unnecessary pain on the people and businesses.