Former medical student turned truck pusher castrates himself to “serve God better”


A former medical student who became a truck pusher has reportedly castrated himself in a bid to “serve God better”.

Terhemen Anongo, who is a 44-year-old resident of Gboko in Benue State removed one of the testicles himself in 2021 and almost lost his life in the process.

The gentleman made headlines in March of 2021 after he personally undertook the surgery, which resulted in lots of bleeding.

Terhemen was however given a second chance at life after being taken for medical attention by those around him.


The man who reportedly dropped out University of Ibadan medical school over alleged ill health, told pressmen that hiscastration was based on his religious belief that since he was not married, he needed to serve God faithfully.

He told newsmen on Sunday, January 9th,

“I went to remove the second testicle based on religious belief. 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’m fine. There is no problem, I’m only waiting for when the wound will heal so I can remove the stitches.”


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