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The water was reportedly discovered by a grandmother who was in search of medicinal herbs for her sick grandchild. The news of the healing water spread when the woman revealed that on drinking from the underground water, her grandchild was healed instantly.
Many people from all walks of life have flooded the village in search of healing through drinking and bathing
with the water. 40 to 50 vehicles now convey people to the village on a daily basis with many testifying that indeed they have been healed.
A farmer, Malam Usman Dan-Malam, claimed that the water healed pains in his leg. Another beneficiary, Malam Yahaya Sarki, said he prayed over the water and gave it to his child and immediately she stopped bed-wetting.
A man, Mai Akwai Abubakar, said that he was healed of his ailment after drinking the water, adding: “I have sent two 25-litre containers with the water to my friends’
The council says it has obtained clearance from health officials who conducted tests and confirmed that the water is free of diseases. Meanwhile, the people of Unguwar Yari have fenced the source of the “miracle” water and appointed a monitoring committee to ensure that the water is not sold to people.