Thunder Strikes Man Dead In Ekiti


Tragedy struck in in Aramoko Ekiti, headquarters of Ekiti West local government area of Ekiti state on Tuesday when a man identified as Babatunde Sule was killed by thunder strike.

The incident was said to have occurred in the deceased rented apartment located at Oke-oja area of the town.

The death of the middle aged man said to be an herbalist and a staff of Ekiti State House of Assembly Commission has thrown the community into a state of confusion.

The unfortunate incident, according to a source close to the town occurred, shortly after a heavy downpour which lasted for about two hours in the town.

The deceased, the source added was until his untimely death was a notable traditionalist and a leader of the traditional worshippers association in the community.

He said the rain which started around 4:30pm with heavy thunder and storm at frequent interval caused panic in the town, forcing residents indoor.

A thunder spark was reported to have suddenly entered the deceased’s…

Source: Leadership Newspaper