It was a sad day in Batibo on Friday 13, May, 2016 as a man of about 40years fell off a palm tree in his farm and died.
Recounting to TCR what transpired, one of those who carried him to the hospital said the man while on the tree mistakenly cut off the rope that aided him climbed on the tree and also helped him stabilize on it. He thus fell on a tree branch that he had cut while clearing the surroundings of his palm tree.
He was immediately rushed to hospital where he died later on. In the meantime, the corpse is in the mortuary pending burial. Batibo has been a hub of umpteenth terrific stories of late with most of them happening on farms and bushes.