20 Cow Dies After Consuming Poisoned Grass In Kogi

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A herd of 20 cows have reportedly died at a farm on the campus of the Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja.

The animals grazed on Thursday afternoon at the school farm shortly before their deaths, which raised suspicion they may have   may eaten grass poisoned by farm herbicides.

The Nation confirmed the incident by contacting an official of the institution, there were conflicting reports on the actual numbers of died cows,  a lecturer in the school said 12 cows died.

“Yes, I was told that 12 cows died on a farm close to the school fence. You know that we are not allowed on the campus right now; the school is closed. It will be a problem between the farmers and the Fulani,” he said, pleading anonymity.