In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 21st, September, 2020

Horror as Lightning Kills 15 Cows In Ekiti State (Photographs)

Horror as Lightning Kills 15 Cows In Ekiti State (Photos)

Cows killed by lightning in Ekiti state

Cows killed by lightning in Ekiti state


15 cows in Ikogosi group in Ekiti West Native Authorities space of Ekiti State on Saturday died after being struck by lightning.


In accordance with DailyPost, the Asaoye of Ikogosi-Ekiti, Chief Ayo Ademilua, described the incident as a pure incidence and unusual within the city.


Ademilua advised jourrnalists that the incident occurred on the Ikogosi Heat Spring website alongside Ipole – Ekiti highway.


Ikogosi Heat Spring is a notable tourism and leisure centre the place heat and chilly streams met in Ekiti.


The Ikogosi excessive chief stated that the thunder struck throughout a torrential downpour between four:00p.m. and 6:02p.m. on Saturday.


“The entire city shook when the thunder struck. Later, some commuters coming into city and people returning house from their farms noticed the Fulani herders lamenting that it was the thunder that killed their cattle,” he stated.


Additionally talking on the incident, the Onikogosi of Ikogosi Ekiti, Oba Abiodun Olorunnisola, stated that the herders have been making spirited efforts to promote the useless cows to residents, saying that this portends well being danger to his individuals.


The monarch stated he already reached out to his colleague at Ipole Ekiti, Oba Oladele Babatola, on the necessity to warn their topics towards consuming such a desecrated meat.


“The 2 of us have alerted our topics that there was an try and begin the sale of the cows and we’re making concerted efforts to forestall the intending patrons,” he stated.

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The monarch, nonetheless, referred to as on authorities to evacuate the carcasses of the cows to forestall unfold of communicable ailments within the space.


The Police Public Relations Officer, Ekiti Command, Mr Sunday Abutu, stated the incident was but to be reported to the police as a result of it was a pure incidence.


“We’ve not been advised, but when the proprietor of the cattle later realises that somebody was accountable, he’ll report on the police station and we are going to certainly rise to the event, if such occurs,” the PPRO stated.


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