Seven Women were reportedly found dead in a beauty salon in Rijau Local Government Area of Niger State according to the police command.
The spokesperson of the state police command, Wasiu Abiodun, confirmed this to newsmen.
The victims were two married women and five single ladies, who had gone to the salon to make their hair in preparation for Sallah when they met their untimely death.
According to an eyewitnesses, the women died from inhaling fumes from the generator used in the salon.
The area had experienced a heavy rainfall on Thursday, which affected their power supply.
While it was still raining, the salon owner reportedly brought in the generator into the salon and closed the door.
The victims sadly inhaled the fumes, causing them to choke to death.
Five of them died on the spot, while two others died after they were rushed to the hospital.
Wasiu said the bodies have been released to the families for burial and investigations into the incident have commenced.