A mystery was recorded in the rural community of Olori Oko near Ogotun Ekiti in Ekiti South-West Local Government of Ekiti State as a goat allegedly gave birth to a strange creature. Olori- Oko, a farm stead dominated by people of Ede and Modakeke in Osun State is about six kilometres to Ogotun Ekiti and three kilometres away from Ikeji Arakeji in Osun State, with about 500 residents, witnessed a huge, bewildered crowd that stormed the serene community from the neighboring towns and villages to catch a glimpse at the strange birth. Read more after the break
According to an eye witness, who is also a member of the community, Mr. Ganiyu Adetokun, the strange goat delivered the kid at about 6a.m., yesterday, after a long and protracted labour which lasting for about 10 hours. According to him, a Pastor, Daniel Odedele, resident in the community had to intervene by forcing the baby out of the goat’s genital when it was apparent that it could not deliver it unaided. His words: “Strangely, the kid had human hairs on its head and female genital similar to that of human being.
Then people started raising alarm.” The kid was said to have survived for about one and a half hours before it died – owing to lack of care and disturbance from the people, who scrambled to take its picture. According to him, the incident have been formally reported to the Ologotun of Ogotun Ekiti , Oba Samuel Oyebade, adding that the residents would take a step further by making necessary sacrifice and appeasements to gods of the land to forestall calamity from befalling them.
Corroborating the experience of Adetokun, the chairman of Commercial Motorcycle Association in the village, Mr Saheed Oladepo (aka Akanmu), said the incident attracted people from the various neighboring communities of Ikeji Arakeji, Ogotun town, Ipetu Ijesa, Ado Ekiti, Ilawe, Igbara Odo, Aba Ede, Aba Osogbo have turned the village to a Mecca of sort to catch a glimpse of the mysterious goat and its kid. Policemen and men of the Ekiti State Peace Corps, had according to him, visited the village to see things for themselves and make possible reports to appropriate authorities.
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