Seven ladies were discovered dead in a beauty parlor in the Rijau Local Government Area of Niger State on Thursday, July 30.
The representative of the state police order, Wasiu Abiodun, who affirmed this to newsmen, said the people in question, two wedded ladies and five single women, had gone to the salon to make their hair in anticipation of Eid UL Adha celebration when they met their untimely death.
Observers stated the ladies passed on from breathing in exhaust from the generator utilized in the salon. The lights were put out that Thursday so as to keep overhauling her clients, the salon owner purportedly acquired a generator into the salon and shut the door.
The ladies unfortunately breathed in the fumes making them gag to death. While five of them kicked the bucket on the spot, two others passed on in the clinic where they were hurried to.
Wasiu said the bodies have been discharged to the families for burial and examinations concerning the episode have initiated.