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Man allegedly goes blind seeking spiritual power to win lotto

A 27 - year - old man has lost an eye in his quest for spiritual powers to help him win lottery games.

Emmanuel ( surname withheld ) reportedly sought help from a witch doctor in Ishiagu village , near Ogwashi - Uku in Delta State to acquire spiritual sight to see lucky numbers .

A friend of the victim , Osita , told the
News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Ogwashi - Uku that the incident occurred on January 12 , 2019 .

“ He went to see a juju man to help him acquire spiritual sight so that he could be wining lotto games, popularly known as ‘ Baba Ijebu . ’

“ He once told me that he was worried that he had been playing lotto games without success , ” Osita said .

According to him , Emmanuel later sought the help of a witch doctor who assured him of spiritual solution .

Osita narrated how Emmanuel later went to the witch doctor who reportedly prepared some concoctions for him .

He said the witch doctor gave Emmanuel the prepared substance to drink and to also rub on his eyes .

“ He never told anyone what he did , but when he started feeling some discomfort in his left eye , he cried out .

“ I heard about it from one of our friends ; so , I went to see him , that was when he told me what transpired .

“ He was taken to the hospital following a swollen eye , but no solution . Right now , he has lost his left eye , ” Osita said .

An elder brother to Emmanuel , Justin , told NAN that the family is devastated by the incident .

“ We don ’ t want to say anything about it. We are really shocked by Emma ’ s desperation . For now, we want to forget about the whole incident . He has his life to live , ” Justin said .

NAN gathered from village sources that the witch doctor , whose name was not given, has since gone into hiding.

( NAN)

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