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Man dies after drinking nine bottles of local gin in Plateau state



A man who bragged about taking nine bottles of locally brewed alcoholic drink “Ogogoro” without getting intoxicated, has died after carrying out the act.

The indigene of Bokkos local government area of Plateau State had requested that the seller of the local gin gives him 11 bottles. He boasted that he would finish it without anything untoward happening.

Hafsat Abubakar, of the Conflict Mediation Mitigation Regional Council (CMMRC) Plateau Chapter told The Nation that the man succeeded in gulping nine bottles but could not finish the remaining two.

He immediately gave up the ghost while the seller packed up her wares and took to her heels.


Before the man died, he was vomiting blood profusely from the nose, ears and mouth.

Abubakar further revealed that a hunter who was passing by was shocked at the sight of the dead man and alerted the villagers who took him for burial.

The deceased left behind a wife and five children.

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