Man Dies In Ebonyi After Consuming 8 Cans Of Energy Drink

One Elijah Nwankwo, has reportedly lost his life after consuming eight cans of energy drink in Ebonyi State, Punch reports.


This was made known on Friday in a statement issued by the Police Public Relations Officer of the Enugu State Command, Mr. Ebere Amaraizu.

He said the deceased who hails from Ikwo Local Government Area of the state reportedly drank Bullet Energy drink, following a bet with a friend.

The force spokesman said the victim had on Thursday took the bet with one Chikwado Nchionu, to drink eight cans of the energy drink simultaneously, and was supposed to collect the sum of N1,600 upon the successful completion of the task.

Amaraizu further explained that after Nwankwo took the eight cans of the energy drink, he became weak and subsequently went into a coma.

The force spokesman said Nwankwo was rushed to the Mother of Christ Hospital, Enugu, before he was confirmed dead by the doctor on call.

He said Nwankwo’s corps has been deposited at the hospital mortuary.

it would be recalled that suspected armed men stormed the Assemblies of God Church headquarters in Enugu State, where they attacked Rev. Elisha Anyanwu, Rev. Gideon Adolphous and members of the church.