No less than 23 cows have been killed in Ekiti State following the deafening thunder which was accompanied by a downpour recorded in components of the state in final couple of days.
The incident, which occurred at Okeowa Eluju, a farmstead in Iloro-Ekiti, Ijero Native Authorities Space of the state, has brought about apprehension amongst native residents.
Whereas confirming the incident, a Fulani herder and proprietor of the useless cows, Abdulkadri Kadiri, stated he was devastated by the event. In accordance with NAN, Kadiri described the incident as a wierd prevalence.
“I went to farm after about six hours heavy downpour on Monday morning, solely to find that 23 of my cows had died. After cautious remark, I discovered that there was no hint of bodily accidents on the useless cows. I wish to consider it’s an act of God since I didn’t offend or quarrel with anybody,” he stated.
Kadiri, nevertheless, stated he had not skilled such incident in his 35 years of enterprise. The Regent of the neighborhood, Joseph Alofe, who additionally confirmed the incident, described the sufferer as a delicate and peace loving herder. The neighborhood chief, who additionally described the incident as unusual to the village, referred to as on authorities and well-meaning people to help the herder, to revive his enterprise.