There was panic on Saturday evening round Zoo highway in Kano metropolis when a lion escaped from its cage at Kano Zoological backyard.
News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) studies that the incident occurred round 9 p.m. when the rangers had been making an attempt to place it again to its cage after they returned it from the nationwide agricultural present which befell in Nasarawa state.
A supply on the zoological backyard advised NAN that effort was being made to seize the animal which was nonetheless inside the zoo premises.
Malam Rabiu Lawal, a resident of Zoo Road, advised NAN that he has locked up his home till an announcement is fabricated from the seize of the lion.
”My whole relations shall be indoors even when it’s going to take one month to recuperate the lion. I’ve not skilled this sort of concern since I packed into this space greater than 15 years,” he mentioned.
NAN studies that residents of the world went indoors sooner than typical to keep away from the implications of an encounter with a free lion.
As on the time of submitting this report armed policemen have been deployed to the world whereas a search staff was making an attempt to seize the lion.
All effort to contact the Managing Director of the Zoological Garden, Alhaji Saidu Gwadabe failed as his phone line was not going by way of.