15 bovines were on Saturday evening, struck to death by lightning at Ikogosi in Ekiti West Local Government Area of Ekiti State.
It was assembled that the steers were executed at the Ikogosi Warm Spring site, a famous the travel industry and recreational focus where warm and cold streams meet along Ipole-Ekiti.
The Asaoye of Ikogosi-Ekiti, Chief Ayo Ademilua, who affirmed the episode on Sunday, said the lightning happened during a heavy deluge somewhere in the range of 4pm and 6:02pm.
“The entire town shook when the thunder struck. Afterward, a few workers coming into town and those getting back from their ranches saw Fulani herders deploring that it was the lightning that executed their cows,” he said.
Lightning strike 15 cows to death in Ekiti (video)
Additionally talking about the episode, the Onikogosi of Ikogosi Ekiti, Oba Abiodun Olorunnisola, said the herders are attempting to offer the dead cows to occupants, including this predicts wellbeing danger to his kin.
The ruler said he had just connected with his partner at Ipole-Ekiti, Oba Oladele Babatola, on the need to caution their subjects against devouring such a befouled meat.
“Both of us have alarmed our subjects that there was an endeavor to start the offer of the cows and we are putting forth attempts to forestall the meaning purchasers,” he said.
The customary ruler approached the administration to empty the corpses to forestall spread of transferable illnesses.
Representative of the State Police Command, Sunday Abutu said the episode was at this point to be accounted for to the order since it was a characteristic event.
“We have not been told, yet in the event that the proprietor of the steers later understands that somebody was capable, he will report at the police headquarters and we will most likely adapt to the situation, if such occurs,” he said