Shocking as Benue Man Killed Lion with Bare Hand
Mr Iorver Udele, 53, of Ajio tribe in Shangev-Ya district of Kwande Local Government Area of Benue State, believed to have killed a Lion with his bare hands near the Ngokugh mountains on Friday.
We learned that Mr Iorver, who, like Biblical Samson, killed a lion with his bare hands, was working on his cassava field in the Ngokugh Mountains when he was allegedly ambushed by a roaring Lion.
Mr Iorver, in a self defense bid launched a counter attack, in what can best be described as a fierce battle that lasted for about ten minutes before he defeated the wild beast.
Speaking with reporter after the epic event, he said, “I was working on my cassava farm at Ngokugh mountain and suddenly, I heard a sound like that of a Lion roaring and advancing towards me”.
“I was nervous. I summoned courage and confronted the,,,,,,Lion as it was coming towards me possibly to feast on me. It took about ten minutes during the struggle before I killed it”, said Iorver.
Mr Iorver who sustained varying degrees of injuries was immediately rushed to the General Hospital at Adikpo where he is ssid to be receiving treatment.
Family sources of Mr Iorver told journalists that he was indeed in stable condition as at the time of filing this report.
Also, a critical stakeholder in the area, Mr Lawrence Akerigba told our correspondent that Iorver sustained serious injuries during the encounter with the Lion and has…..been hospitalized, adding that the beast attacked the victim while working on his cassava
Mr Akerigba said the victim is between 52 and 53 years old.
The State Police Command’s Public Relations Officer (PPRO), when contacted, Anene Catherine Sewuese, who immediately called the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of the local government said they were yet to receive the report.