According to the videos circulating social media, the people of the the town were in awe and were greatly astonished when they noticed what had happened.
According PUNCH news correspondents, the Old Odan tree was uprooted by a downpour which had occured on Monday but was firmly rooted back on the ground within 24 hours.
In the videos which were posted online, the tree was completely uprooted on Monday by the rain and its branches were hewn down but it was strangely rooted to the ground the following day.
Photo: The tree fell on Monday
Photo: The Tree rose on Tuesday
According to reports from different sources, the heavy downpour had started by 4pm. Some people had taken cover under the tree but were unfortunately killed when the tree fell on them.
The Head of Operations at the Amotekun Corps, in the Atiba area, Akeem Ojo revealed that the victims were killed at about 6pm in evening. He stated that another person was seriously injured after the tree fell down and was taken to the hospital while vehicles under it were damaged.
The market chairman narrated how four loggers were unable to cut the branches off the tree. He stated that it was until fifth was able to cut off the branches before the rescue and recovery operation could begin.
The bodies of a student of one of the federal government colleges in the state along with a woman and her children were recovered from under the tree.
The Aide to the Alaafin of Oyo, Bode Durojaye revealed that the Monarch had gone to console the families of the deceased and also to check on the Mysterious tree which had risen after falling down. The tree did not have its branches back on it but its roots were back in place.
Content created and supplied by: TurnerNews (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More