The late Ogah Bercy a Nigerian Airforce Officer dies after she was bitten by a poisonous snake at her residence at NAF Base Bill Clitton Drive in Abuja.
According to her explanations before she died, she went into the toilet and was bitten by a snake. She took her child and her cousin to a neighbour’s house and she drove quietly to the NAF hospital for treatment, And was told that the person with the keys of the store where the Anti-venom drug was kept was not around.
The Air woman died on the 19th of November from the complications of the snake bite and because the venom has already spread all over her body before the Anti-venom drug was administered.
Sources revealed that snakes have been seen many times at the NAF Base compound and there was fumigation at the air woman’s block, but because she was not around, her room was not fumigated. The snake found its way to her room as the safest place since other blocks where fumigated.
The NAF authorities has not disclosed any information yet as efforts to get them to speak proved abortive.