A mystery was recorded in the rural community of Olori Oko in the Ogotun Ekiti area of Ekiti South-West LGA of Ekiti State as a “strange” goat allegedly gave birth to a strange baby-like creature. According to an eye witness, who is a member of the community, Mr. Ganiyu Adetokun, the strange goat gave birth to the kid at about 6am on Tuesday after a long and protracted labour which lasting for about 10 hours.
Mr Ganiyu Adetokun said: “Strangely, the kid had human hairs on its head and female genital similar to that of human being. Then people started raising alarm.”
Olori-Oko, a farm stead dominated by people of Ede and Modakeke in Osun State is about six kilometres to Ogotun Ekiti, 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.
The baby-like goat 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 reported to the Ologotun of Ogotun Ekiti , Oba Samuel Oyebade, and the residents would take a step further by making necessary sacrifice and appeasements to gods of the land to forestall calamity from befalling them.
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.