Be Careful Of Adulterated Kerosene! This Mother Almost Lost Her Twin Boys To Kerosene Explosion


The Director General of Cross River State Primary Health Care Development Agency, Dr. Mrs. Betta Edu, is warning mothers to always test kerosene outside their house to avoid any bad incidence, in case it has been mixed up.

She shared the story of a woman, who nearly lost her twins to kerosene explosion.

She wrote,


why do I have this feeling that as I wake up and pray to God to direct my path, he just directs me straight to people who have real problems instead of where people are making money hmm!

OK for whatever reason I decided to take a street I never use to take… And there was this mother rolling on the ground, in the middle of the road(I almost ran over her) calling on God for help! Of course there was a crowd of wailers, sand flying in the air everywhere, soapy water flying from all angles and two small boys emerging from the crowd, white; sand on their heads; looking like ghost with their skin dripping off their body.

It immediately dawned on me that my day was about to take another dimension ( my Leboku dancing gone) Well your guess is as good as mine, that was how the drama started! A poor mother who had no food to give the children went across the road to borrow kerosene and indomie to prepare for her small boys (Abasifreke & Abasikanke).

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She got home emptied the kerosene from bottle into the stove, by this time the hungry twin boys were all over her crying for food. Just one strike of the match stick and an explosion occurred she couldn’t see her sons again….. All she saw was fire running (her twin boys covered in fire).

She alerted God who she acknowledged saved the boys even when the were born prematurely at 7 months. She call her neighbors and the crowd came to her rescue to stop the flames.

To cut long story short, I had to carry the wailing highly devastated mother, some neighbors and the Two boys to the hospital and do the needful!

All those dealers who put petrol into kerosene because it is cheaper and you want to make quick money, God is watching, the blood of the innocent people you kill daily will surely cry out to God. Your greed will consume you! The boys and mum are at UCTH, kindly stop by and show some love!

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  1. Enoobong Okorie

    Enoobong Okorie

    October 19, 2017 at 10:08 pm

    So sad

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