More facts have emerged about how thirty-six cows died mysteriously on a hill in Ijare, a town in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State.
It was gathered from some indigenes of Ijare that the cows died after some Fulani herders killed a big python on the Oke-Owa hill, situated in the northern part of the town.
The killing of the snake, according to them, is a taboo and against the tradition of the community.
Thirty-six cows owned by some herders died mysteriously in Ijare on Saturday, after they were said to have been struck by lightning.
The traditional ruler and people of the community confirmed that the cows died after desecrating the Oke-Owa hill, where sacrifice is made yearly by the monarch.
But another source in the town said the cows died because the people abandoned the annual ritual at the Oke-Owa hill.
The source said, “when you get to the palace, ask them when last did they worship at Okeowa”.