Tragedy struck in Ikare-Akoko, headquarters of Akoko N East Local Regime Area of Ondo Province next the expiry of a pop butcher in the community by rainstorm.
The heavy downpour which lasted in relation to 40 minutes rendered many homeless as the rainstorm destroyed houses.
Areas badly affected by the catastrophe were Ilepa, Okela and division of Okoja quarters in the ancient town.
The deceased butcher identified simply as ‘Ayepareti’ was said to have lost his life spell taking a cover from the rainfall at a house at Okela when the unlucky incident happened.
The building was said to have collapsed on him and was rushed to infirmary where he was confirmed dead.
According to a community leader, Ibrahim Kilani, the torrential rainfall which started after 7pm was accompanied by heavy hailstones.
On his division, the Chairman of Ikare Akoko Elders Forum, Elderberry James Oladetohun who sympathized with the victims called on the regime to come up to their assistance.
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