According to a report by way of The Nation, a center-elderly herbalist has been struck to loss of life by using a thunderstorm at Aramoko-Ekiti in Ekiti West Local Government Area of Ekiti State.
It was amassed that the incident came about on Sunday during a downpour on the herbalist’s rented condominium located at Oke-Oja place of the city.
A network source, who craved anonymity, recognized the sufferer as Babatunde Sule, a team of workers of Ekiti State House of Assembly Commission. It become accumulated that the rain, which began at approximately four:30p.M, accompanied by way of a heavy thunderstorm, brought about panic in the town.
The past due Sule, till his premature demise, turned into a renowned traditionalist and chieftain of a conventional worshippers affiliation within the network.
It become learnt that the torrential downpour had forced all people indoor and there was a thunder spark, which changed into mentioned to have entered the deceased’s domestic and struck him in the chest on a spot in which he changed into cooking within the kitchen.
A close source, who lives inside the identical compound with the deceased, said he saw the herbalist’s dead frame at the kitchen ground.
The source said: “The unfortunate incident took every person within the city by wonder, due to the fact the victim was a superb individual in the metropolis and immediately the news filtered into city, an attempt became made to contact a few ‘Sango’ worshippers and as nicely reported the matter to a divisional police station within the town.
“The traditional rites over the unfortunate incident have begun and it’ll closing for seven days in the community, that is predicted to be followed by the downpour. This kind of incident has by no means took place in this town and this is why we’re panicking.”