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Tears: Lightning klls two Cousins Heading Out While Raining

Tears: Lightning klls two Cousins Heading Out While Raining

Lightning klls two cousins heading out while raining in Osun State . . Two cousins were on Sunday evening, August 29, reportedly struck dad by lightning in Ikirun, Osun State.

It was gathered that the cousins were sent on an errand when the unfortunate incident occurred at the Ogo-Oluwa area of Orisa Elejin community.


A resident, Mary Ojuolape, who spoke with TheNation said, “They were crossing a school football field around the Ogo-Oluwa area when they were struck down by lightning.”


The Chairman of the Ifelodun Local Government Area, Hassan Okanlawon, who confirmed the incident, said the girls were found dad on the playground of an Arabic school after lightning struck, during a light rain.

“On their way, lightning struck them and they both ded on the spot. They were living with their grandmother.

One of them was from Delta State and the other, Ondo State. I was told that we could not immediately remove their bodies. They said Sango adherents must perform some rites. I was informed that some Sango worshippers from Ede were on their way to the scene,” he said.

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