Christmas Cow Kills Youth President In Bayelsa
Tragedy has struck at Obogoro community in Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State as a cow bought to celebrate Christmas killed a former youth president of the community, Sobokime Igodo.
According to reports, the deceased and a group of friends had contributed money to buy the cow and share it as they normally do every Christmas.
Residents of the area stated that the incident happened at the deceased’s residence where sharing of the cow was supposed to take place.
NewsBeatng gathered that the two butchers hired to kill the cow were unable to make the animal stand so they could tie its legs before killing it.
Igodo was said to be on a phone call when the cow suddenly got up and charged towards him, kicking him and slamming his back on the floor.
He was said to have been rushed to the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Yenagoa, from where he was referred to the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital.
Reliable sources confirmed that the youth leader later died at the teaching hospital in Port Harcourt.