Bizarre! Thunder Claims The Lives Of 23 Cows In Ekiti State
Deafening thunder has claimed the lives of atleast 23 cows in Ekiti State, a farmstead in Iloro-Ekiti, Ijero Local Government Area. The incident which has kept local residents bewildered, is the first of its kind in Ekiti State
While confirming the incident, the owner of the dead cows, a Fulani herder, Abdulkadri Kadiri, said he was devastated by the incident. According to NAN, Kadiri described the development as a strange occurrence.
“I went to farm after about six hours heavy downpour on Monday morning, only to discover that 23 of my cows had died. After careful observation, I found that there was no trace of bodily injuries on the dead cows. I want to believe it is an act of God since I did not offend or quarrel with anyone,” he said.
Kadiri, however, said he has not had such experiencet in his 35 years of business. The Regent of the community, Joseph Alofe, who also confirmed the incident, described the victim as a gentle and peace loving herder. The community leader, who also described the incident as strange to the village, called on government and well-meaning individuals to assist the herder, to revive his business.