The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered that the lightning, which deafening sound sent residents of the village scampering for shelter, struck the herd of one Alhaji Abdullahi, a Fulani man, claiming seven of his hefty cows, each valued N150,000.

Alhaji Sulaimon Oloruntoyin, leader of Fulani community in Osun, confirmed the incident to newsmen in Osogbo.

“I was told that the cows belong to Alhaji Abdullahi, son of Seriki Fulani of Ifon.

”I was also told the incident happened before daybreak during rainfall that occurred in the early hours of today (Tuesday),” Oloruntoyin said.