Photo: Thunder Kills 23 Cows In Ekiti State


According to online report, no fewer than 23 cows were killed by thunder at Okeowa Eluju, a farmstead in Iloro-Ekiti, Ijero Local Government Area of the state.

While confirming the incident that has caused apprehension among local residents in the community, a Fulani herder and owner of the dead cows, Abdulkadri Kadiri, who disclosed that he was devastated by the development said;

“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 added that he has not experienced such incident in his 35 years of business. While High Chief Joseph Alofe, the regent of the community, who also confirmed the incident, described the victim as a gentle and peace loving herder. While also describing the incident as strange to the village, he called on the government and well meaning individuals to assist the herder in reviving his business.

Credit: NAN

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