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Snake bites Teacher to death in Kwara



Mysterious snake bite a mother of three to death at Sango area of Ilorin, the Kwara state capital, Mrs. Mary Olubunmi Omoloye, 49 years.

She was a Secondary School teacher under the Kwara state government before her sudden death.

Mrs. Omoloye who was popularly called “Iya Success” was reportedly killed by the venom of a snake that attacked her in her apartment’s water system toilet.

The deceased whose corpse has been reportedly buried at the weekend was a Christian Religious Studies teacher at Government Day Secondary School, Kulende, Ilorin.

Source closed to the deceased disclosed that Mrs. Omoloye ‘‘after taking her bath entered her room to dress up, but was pressed and entered her toilet which according to the source is water cistern to answer nature’s call.

‘‘She then went back to the toilet to excrete, after passing the excreta, she flushed the water closet. As she was about leaving the toilet, she saw a big snake in the toilet and was shocked.

‘‘She ran out of the toilet, went to her room, picked her mobile phone and called her husband (a pastor) who was in the neighbourhood to come and rescue the situation.

‘‘Unknown to late Olubunmi, the poisonous snake had bitten her but she was not feeling any pain before the arrival of her spouse.

‘‘When the husband later came, they searched everywhere they could not see the snake. ‘At that moment, she started feeling some strange pains in her body and complained to her husband about her body reaction.

‘‘The husband then rushed her to a nearby hospital (name withheld), on getting there, the Doctor discovered the deceased had been bitten by the snake.

‘‘Immediately she was taken away in a private car on the request of the Hospital management who referred her to another hospital, she gave up the ghost”, the source explained.

Reacting to the incident, the Principal of Government Day Secondary School, Sango, where the late teacher worked, Alhaji Abdulrahman Sulaiman described his late staff as very dedicated and hardworking.

Abdurahman said the news of Mrs Omoleye came as a rude shock to him and other staff of the school because the deceased was one of the senior staff of the college that ‘‘always offered good advice.”

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