Muhammed Abubakar, Reporting
Why will a man remove his testicles created by God to raise children? This is what 44-year-old Terhemen Anongo, who lives in Gboko area of Benue State, has done to himself.
His reason: To checkmate libido and for religious exigencies.
Stonix News reports that Anongo had earlier, in March 2021, removed one of his testicles.
He, however, plucked out the second testicle last Monday with stiches to show for it.
Anongo told journalists on Sunday via phone that he had decided to remove the second testicle based on his religious beliefs.
“Yes, I went to remove the second testicle based on religious beliefs.
“I removed it on Monday. The first one had little hitches but this one having learnt from that experience, I did (remove) it very well. Somebody is always coming to dress it for me.
“I am fine; there is no problem, I am only waiting for when the wound will be healed so I can remove the stitches,” Anongo said.
Recall that Anongo had told a national daily in 2021 that he removed his right testicle due to his excessive sexual urge since he was not married and also due to his religious beliefs.
“You know how the issue of sexual urge torments one when you don’t have a wife, coupled with your religious beliefs.
“I am someone deeply involved in religion and I read about Origen Adamantius, one of the early church leaders from Egypt, who paid to be castrated so that he would not be bothered by sexual urge.
“It was in an attempt to do the same thing that I removed my right testicle but there was a heavy flow of blood, so I abandoned it (castration) and rushed to hospital,” he was quoted to have mooted.