The man, who has been identified as Ramoni Aluko, a timber trader, was said to have been killed by the lightning while cutting an Iroko tree in the forest.
Confirming the incident the Divisional Police Officer, Isua Akoko, Biodun Ojediran stated that Aluko and his partner were in the farm when the incident occurred.
“Two of them went to a farm at Ifira Akoko when the incident happened and only Mr Aluko died,” he said.
Controversy later occurred over where to bury the deceased.
It was disclosed that the victim is from Supare in Akoko South West local government as he only stayed at Ifira for his timber business.
Meanwhile, the Asiwaju of Ifira Akoko, Chief Boboye Ojomo described the late Aluko as a nice, hardworking gentleman that will be missed in the area. SHARE THIS STORY USING ANY OF THE BUTTON BELOW ⬇ PLACE YOUR TEXT ADVERT BELOW ⬇⬇⬇