Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Photos: 2-year-old twins & their Nigerian grandparents die in house fire in the US
The mother of the twins, Elizabeth Omogbo, jumped from the second floor of the building when the fire started and is in a critical state in a hospital where she is receiving treatment.
This incident has thrown the Nigerian community in the US into mourning. One of them identified as Festus Soho said
"When I heard the [family's name] I just jumped into my car to come and confirm if it was the same address that I knew,". "I don't know what to think of this. I cannot believe it," family friend Adele Benjamin said through tears. Vincent Omogbo who is the brother to Sampson Omoogbo said he was stunned. "It's like a dream. I don't believe. My brother was very nice to everybody. He goes to church and he is very godly."he said.